Long Service Award, I Class Clasp for 18 Years (in silver gilt)

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SKU: 02.OLD.0109.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$300+ USD

  • I Class Clasp (Silver gilt) Obverse

Estimated market value:

$300+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Makers
    Hossauer, Berlin
  • Composition
    Silver gilt
  • Inscription
    Obv: P.F.A.
  • Size
    42x12.5mm
  • Version Remarks
    The image has been cropped.
  • Image Licensing
    The image of the Long Service Award, I Class Clasp for 18 Years (in silver gilt) is attributed to Robert Prummel at Wikipedia and is used in the public domain. See the following page for more information: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d0/Drei_Oldenburgse_Schnallen_1867.jpg

History


This Award was founded by Grand Duke Paul Friedrich August and was conferred upon military personnel with a rank below Officer who had rendered faithful service for many years.

The first batch of I Class Clasps was awarded from 1848 until 1867, and they were primarily composed of Silver gilt.

The second batch of I Class Clasps was awarded from 1912 until 1913 and was primarily conferred upon Gendarmes and Dragoons. These clasps were composed of Bronze gilt.

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