(Treudienst Ehrenzeichen)

Date Instituted

30 January 1938


Awarded for faithful service.

Special Grade
* 50 years in the same private company

1st Class
* 40 years in the public service

2nd Class
* 25 years in the public service

Number awarded


Award Documents

2nd Class - Oberpostsekretär Johannes Seifert

Known makers/markings


Estimated price (2009)

1st Class - € 250
2nd Class - € 55
3rd Class - € 25


The text on the reverse of the medal reads "Für treue dienste".

A similar medal was awarded in the Free City of Danzig.

It was designed by Professor Richard Klein.

Photo courtesy of Rusfront & The Ruptured Duck

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)