Long Service Cross for NCOs and Enlisted Men for 25 Years

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SKU: 02.BRU.0116.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$300 USD

  • Long Service Cross For NCOs And Enlisted Men For 25 Years
  • Long Service Cross For NCOs And Enlisted Men For 25 Years

Estimated market value:

$300 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: W Rev: 25
  • Size
    31mm

Physical Description and Item Details


A straight armed cross paty constructed of silver. The quadrants between the arms bear rays. The obverse center bears a circular medallion with the crowned cipher "W". The reverse center bears a circular medallion with the number "25". On a loop for suspension, on a blue ribbon with yellow stripes.

History


The Long Service Cross for NCOs and Enlisted Men for 25 Years was established by Duke Wilhelm of Brunswick on April 1, 1833. The cross was conferred upon Non-Commissioned Officers and enlisted men who rendered active military service for 25 years. The cross was awarded until 1879. In 879, the Long Service Cross for NCOs and Enlisted Men for 25 Years was replaced with the Long Service Cross for NCOs and Enlisted Men for 21 Years.

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