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

SKU: 02.SAX.0110.102.01

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    January 1, 1836
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    The German name of the award is ‘Militär-Dienstauszeichnung'.

Physical Description

A rectangular pebbled clasp with a raised smooth double edge, constructed of silver gilt. The obverse centre features the crowned monogram ‘GKF’ (Georg Karl Friedrich). 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 II decorations feature the monogram of Duke Georg Karl Friedrich.

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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    $350 USD

  • Composition

    Silver gilt

  • Inscription

    Obv: GKF

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