~ Rare WW2 German SS 4 Years Long Service Medal With Ribbon ~
The front of the medal has SS runes surrounded by a Oak Leaf boarder/wreath while the reverse is inscribed in German "Für Treue Dienste in der SS", (For Loyal Service in the SS), superimposed over a large numeral, "4".
This original medal is complete with the unique S.S. style beveled suspension ring and teardrop loop.
The medal comes with its original shimmering moire blue rayon ribbon.
~ SS 4 Years Long Service Medal ~
It was first introduced by Adolf Hitler in 1938.
The four-year service award was awarded only to NCOs and enlisted men. The four-year service medal was manufactured by the firm Petz & Lorenz.
~ Dimensions ~
The total length (including ribbon) is 3.5 inches (9cm).
The diameter of the medal is 38 mm.
The length of the loop is 16 mm.
~ Condition ~
The condition of the medal is very good for its age with few scratches mainly to the reverse.
The medal has nice patina and crisp detailing.
The ribbon is in decent order with minimal wear.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £8, international postage is £10. The medal can also be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.