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Original WWII German Police 8 Year Long Service Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified


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Original WWII German Police 8 Year Long Service Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified . On January 30TH 1938 Adolf Hitler instituted a series of Long Service Awards to recognize loyal long service in the police. The award was originally issued in three classes with the first class award for twenty-five years service, the second class award for eighteen years service and the third class award for eight years service. (Polizei-Dienstauszeichnung für 8 Dienstjahre). Constructed of silvered bronze, on loop for suspension from its period original ribbon, the obverse consisting of an oval oak leaf wreath, overlaid by Ordnungspolizei-style German national eagle, the reverse with a central number “8”, circumscribed by an inscription of “FÜR TREUE DIENSTE IN DER POLIZEI” (“FOR FAITHFUL SERVICE IN THE POLICE”), measuring 38.12 mm in diameter, in overall in good condition. In typical U.S. Veteran bring-back un issued condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic.  Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers