Original German WW2 Civil Service Faithful Service Medal for 25 Years (Treudienst-Ehrenzeichen für Beamte Angestellte), IN VERY NICE CONDITION, ON GENUINE RIBBON, PERFECTLY WORKING STITCHED PIN DEVICE, A REALLY GOOD EXAMPLE
HISTORY OF THE AWARD:
Civil Service Faithful Service Medal (Treudienst-Ehrenzeichen für Beamte Angestellte und Arbeiter im öffentlichen Dienst) was founded on the 30th of January 1938, in two grades, to reward civilians in the employ of the German public services for long and faithful service. All officials, employees, and laborers at any level of the public service (local, regional or national) who complete 25 or 40 years service we eligible. The second class award was for 25 years of service was a silver cross, with a silver wreath and a black enameled swastika in the center of the cross. The first class award was for 40 years of service was a gold cross, with a gold wreath and a black enameled swastika in the center of the cross. The reverse of both classes was stamped with 'Für Treue Dienst' (For Faithful Service). The ribbon for the medal is cornflower blue.