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Title St Johann volunteer fire brigade medal
Nationality German
Period c 1880
Price £75.00

This medal, struck in silver, with the rose of Lippe borne on a shield under a municipal crown, was issued for 15 years' service, indicated by the 15 between the words 'Treue' and 'Jahrige'. Lippe is a small state near the Danish border and presumably St Johann is a town within Lippe.

The condition is VF plus, although there is no ribbon.

19th century German fire brigade medals rarely surface in the UK.


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[Militaria : Medals : German : 19th Century]

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