'Bayerische Einwohnerwehr Armbinde für Mannschaften' Formed in 1919, this un-issued armband is in the Bavarian State colours with a shield depicting St. Michael, the Patron Saint of Germany. State acceptance ink stamp. Some oxidisation to the shield, otherwise in very good condition.
The Einwohnerwehr was a paramilitary police force formed by an order of the Prussian Ministry of the Interior to allow citizens to protect themselves from looters, armed gangs, and revolutionaries (reds).
It was subject to the command of the local Reichswehr regiments which supplied its guns.
Munich Einwohnerwehr Armband.
- Product Code: 1664
- Availability: In Stock