Military Long Service Decoration, Type I, III Class Bar for 9 Years (in silvered iron)

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SKU: 02.PRU.0130.103.01.001

Estimated market value:

$50 USD

  • III Class Bar for 9 Years (Blackened Iron/Silvered Iron) Obverse
  • III Class Bar for 9 Years (Blackened Iron/Silvered Iron) Obverse

Estimated market value:

$50 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Blackened Iron/Silvered Iron
  • Inscription
    Obv: F.W.III.
  • Size
    44x13mm
  • Image Licensing
    https://www.emedals.com/europe/germany/german-states/prussia/medals/other-awards-medals/a-prussian-military-long-service-bar-3rd-class

Physical Description and Item Details


A Prussian Military Long Service Bar; 3rd Class - Nine Years' Service: Silvered and blackened iron insignia, 13.2 mm x 44 mm, mounted to its original ribbon wrapped around a 30.2 mm x 37.5 mm rectangular metal frame, four prong attachments, very light contact, near extremely fine.

History


This decoration was originally founded by King Friedrich Wilhelm III, and it was conferred upon Non-Commissioned Officers and enlisted men for distinguished and loyal service within active military duty.

The recipient's service during wartime counted for double the service time.

The III Class Bar was awarded in recognition of 9 years of service.

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