Military Long Service Decoration, Type I, I Class Bar for 12 Years


SKU: 02.SAX.0109.102.01.000

Estimated market value:

$400 USD

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Estimated market value:

$400 USD


  • Country
  • Composition
    Silver gilt
  • Inscription
    Obv: JFE
  • Size

Physical Description and Item Details

A rectangular pebbled clasp with a raised smooth double edge, constructed of silver gilt. The obverse centre features the crowned monogram ‘JFE’ (Joseph Friedrich Ernst). The reverse features a horizontal pinback. On a ribbon bar.


The Military Long Service Decoration was instituted by Duke Joseph Friedrich Ernst on January 1, 1836. The decoration was conferred upon military personnel who rendered numerous years of irreproachable service. The award consisted of a cross for officers and a series of bars for Sergeants, non-commissioned officers, army musicians, and enlisted ranks.

When service years were calculated, war years counted for double and holiday time counted for half.

The Type I decorations feature the monogram of Duke Joseph Friedrich Ernst.

The I Class Bar for 12 Years was conferred upon Sergeants, members of the Gendarmerie, non-commissioned officers, surgeons, oboe players, and enlisted ranks.


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