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Prussian Service Cross

Prussian Service Cross

Regular price $195.00 USD
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Embrace the tradition of service with the Prussian Service Cross, a prestigious decoration from the esteemed realm of Prussia. Fashioned in silver with a gilt center bearing the royal cypher of Kaiser Wilhelm I, it symbolizes loyalty and devotion to the state. The reverse of the cross features the same gilt center adorned with a wreath of oak leaves tied by a ribbon, with the inscription "Verdienst Im Den Staat" at its center. Hallmarked on the bottom edge with "W" for Wagner and Söhn, this cross is a testament to the craftsmanship and quality synonymous with Prussian decorations. It is a civil decoration and is presented on a correct and original silk ribbon with white and yellow stripes, adding a touch of regal elegance to its design.

In the annals of Prussian history, the Service Cross stood as a mark of distinction for acts of service and dedication to the state. Awarded to individuals who demonstrated meritorious service in civil affairs, this cross honored the sacrifice and commitment of citizens who contributed to the betterment of Prussian society. Whether bestowed for administrative excellence or civic leadership, the Service Cross represented the highest ideals of duty, honor, and service to the state.

The Prussian Service Cross is a rare and cherished artifact, treasured by collectors and enthusiasts of Prussian history. Its silver construction with a gilt center and original silk ribbon with white and yellow stripes add to its authenticity and allure, reflecting the craftsmanship and attention to detail of its era. Acquiring this cross is not merely obtaining an artifact but preserving a piece of Prussian heritage for generations to come.

Prussia, with its storied history and influential rulers, held a prominent position in the landscape of European politics and military affairs. The royal cypher of Kaiser Wilhelm I adorning the cross serves as a reminder of Prussia's royal lineage and its enduring commitment to honor and duty. Whether proudly displayed or worn as a badge of honor, the Prussian Service Cross embodies the spirit of Prussian diligence and dedication.
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