(Dienstauszeichnungen der NSDAP)

Date Instituted

2 April 1939


Awarded for long service in the NSDAP

Number awarded


Known makers/markings

1, 10, 19, 20, 100, RZM M1/52

Estimated price (2009)

1st Class - € 2.000
2nd Class - € 450
3rd Class - € 140


The text on the reverse of the medal reads "Treue für Führer und Volk".

Awarded in the classes:
1st Class (25 years)

2nd Class (15 years)

3rd Class (10 years)

Membership before the refounding of NSDAP in February 1925 was not counted but membership between February 1925 and 30 January 1933 (the "Kampfzeit") was counted as double.

Membership in these organisations (apart from the NSDAP) was counted: SS, SS, NSKK, NSFK, NSBO, DAF and the youth organisations of the NSDAP.

Photo courtesy of Rusfront

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Political & Civil awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich
Detlev Niemann - Price Guide Germany 1871-1945 (2009)