Original German Bavarian Fire Service Merit Cross (Gold Grade) post WW2 medal - VERY NICE CONDITION, PERFECT PIN DEVICE, VERY GOOD EXAMPLE WITH ATTRACTIVE FINISH, THE GOLD GRADE IS PRETTY RARE IS IT WAS AWARDED TO 50 YEARS' SERVICE
HISTORY OF THE AWARD:
Bavarian Fire Service Merit Cross - Awarded for meritorious services to firefighting at the Bavarian Fire Service. Ribbon: light blue with white edges, white edge stripes and two narrow white central stripes. There are three grades: Bronze - for 25 years' service, Silver for 40 years' service & Gold for 50 years' service.