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    Post by Gulf91 on Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:47 pm

    Any ideas on this please? Label too faded to make out anything other than what looks to be a 1973 date.

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    Post by CollectinSteve on Mon Apr 28, 2014 1:02 am

    Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Schleswig-Holstein Polizei.  Worn from the mid 1960s through to the 1976/78 transition to national standard uniform.  I don't have my rank books handy, but this is a mid grade rank similar to a military NCO rank. Not too valuable for most collectors as these uniforms aren't difficult to find and the number looking for them is relatively small. Unlike, say, Third Reich Very Happy

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    Post by Gulf91 on Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:49 am

    Thanks Steve.
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    Post by Gulf91 on Mon Apr 28, 2014 1:21 pm

    Not sure if I would bother tracking them down but would there have been any sleeve/shoulder insignia on a tunic like this please?

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    Post by CollectinSteve on Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:32 pm

    I'll save you some effort... S-H Polizei did not have sleeve badges of any type on their service jackets Smile Off the top of my head they were the only ones that didn't for this time period. Hamburg had junior ranks on both sleeves but also no Polizei badge.

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    Post by Gulf91 on Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:38 pm

    Excellent info yet again Steve-Cheers

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