Fire Brigade Long Service Bar for 25 Years

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  • Fire Brigade Long Service Bar for 25 Years Obverse


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  • date of institution
    December 21, 1877

Physical Description

A rectangular bar constructed of a bronze gilt frame with a red and yellow striped ribbon. The obverse centre bears a bar with the coat of arms of Baden and the number "25" on either side, topped with the insignia of the fire brigade (crossed axes topped with a fire helmet). The reverse is plain and bears a pinback. Measuring 36.5 mm x 40.7 mm.


The Fire Brigade Long Service Bar was established under the order of Grand Duke Friedrich I on December 21, 1877. It was conferred upon members of voluntary fire departments who distinguished themselves during 25 years of service.

In order to receive the award, the recipient had to have performed uninterrupted service with the fire department. However, absence due to military service was acceptable.


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  • Price

    $150 USD

  • Composition

    Bronze gilt/Cloth

  • Inscription

    Obv: 25 25

  • Size


  • Maker

    Ludwig Bertsch, Karlsruhe

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