101788 | GERMANY. Firefighting bronze Award Medal.
101788 | GERMANY. Firefighting bronze Award Medal. Issued circa 1887-1893. For extraordinary performance in fire extinguishing equipment (41mm, 12h). By Wilhelm Mayer in Stuttgart.
FÜR AUSERORDENTLICHE LEISTUNGEN IN FEUERLÖSCHGERÄTHEN, blacksmith standing right, holding hammer set upon anvil and receiving wreath from firefighter standing left; industrial and firefighting equipment and implements in background / FÜR / 30 JAHRE / FREIWILLIGEN / FEUERWEHR– / DIENST in five lines; star below; all within wreath.
Bernd Kaiser I, p. 201 (#9320). Graded PCGS SP-64 Red Brown. Deep red-brown surfaces. For cert verification, please follow this link. Very rare and a highly interesting firefighting-related piece of medallic art.
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