Poland

PL_001_Shoulder_Patch_Customs_Office_very_old

Poland Customs, shoulder patch - very old style

Roy Stammwitz collection

PL_002_Hat_Patch_Set_Customs_Office_very_old

Poland Customs, hat patch set - very old style

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_003_Shoulder_Patch_Customs_Office_old_Style

Poland Customs, shoulder patch - old style

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_004_Shoulder_Patch_Customs_Office_current_Style_Backround_grey

Poland Customs, shoulder patch - current style, grey background

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_005_Shoulder_Patch_Customs_Office_current_Style_Backround_black

Poland Customs, shoulder patch - current style, black background

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_006_Shoulder_Patch_City_Rzepin

Poland Customs, shoulder patch - current style, Rzepin city

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_007_Shoulder_Patch_Customs_Service_current_Style

Poland Customs, shoulder patch - current style

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_008_Shoulder_Patch_Customs_Service_Black_Gang

Poland Customs, shoulder patch - current style

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

pologne02

Poland Customs, shoulder patch - current style variation 2

Manuel Rykembeusch collection

PL_009_Mobile_Control_Unit_Style_I_Letters_withe

Poland Customs, mobile control unit white lettering

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_010_Mobile_Control_Unit_Style_I_Letters_silver

Poland Customs, mobile control unit silver lettering, variation 1

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_011_Mobile_Control_Unit_Style_II

Poland Customs, mobile control unit, variation 2

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_012_Mobile_Control_Unit_Style_III

Poland Customs, mobile control unit, variation 3

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_013_Shoulder_Patch_Water_Customs_Style_I

Poland Customs, shoulder patch, maritime unit, variation 1

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_014_Shoulder_Patch_Water_Customs_Style_II

Poland Customs, shoulder patch, maritime unit, variation 2

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

pologne01

Poland Customs, shoulder patch, maritime unit, variation 3

Manuel Rykembeusch collection

PL_015_Customs_Dog_Handler_Version_I

Poland Customs, shoulder patch, Dog handler unit, variation 1

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_016_Customs_Dog_Handler_Version_II

Poland Customs, shoulder patch, Dog handler unit, variation 2

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_017_Customs_Dog_Handler_Version_III

Poland Customs, shoulder patch, Dog handler unit, variation 3

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_018_Quick_Reactions_Team_Finance_Ministery

Poland Customs, shoulder patch, quick reaction team, finance ministry

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_019_Collar__Insignia

Poland Customs, collar insignia

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

PL_019_Finance_Ministery_Special_Unit_BDS

Poland Customs, Finance ministry, special unit

Roy Stammwitz collection

 

poland This badge is supposedly Polish in origin. Can anyone confirm?
poland_12003 Martin from Slovakia collection
poland_01

The leaves on the left hand side are oak leaves, the right hand side are laurel leaves. In the middle two snakes, the symbols for thief and tempter twist around the Mercury stick, which, according to Roman mythology is the symbol of the merchant. Thanks for the explanation Mariusz!!

Mariusz Michniuk collection

poland_02 Mariusz Michniuk collection
gdansk_poland_customs Gdansk Poland Customs badge
warsaw_poland_customs Warsaw Poland Customs badge
poland_medal_silver

1.Decoration 1974-90 (bronze)
2.Decoration 1990

Decoration for Merit to Customs Service(Odznaka "Zasluzony dla Sluzby Celnej")
Instituted by decision of Government of April 22, 1974, originally as the Decoration for Customs Merit of the People's Republic of Poland (Odznaka "Za zaslugi dla celnictwa PRL") in three grades: gold, silver and bronze. Suspended in 1990, it was reintroduced and amended by the Act on Customs Service of July 24, 1999 and the regulation of the Prime Minister of April 17, 2000. The new decoration is conferred in a single grade to members of Customs Service, Frontier Guards, as well as other individuals who have rendered merit to Polish Customs. The decoration is conferred by the Minister of Finances on suggestion of the President of the Central Customs Office. On the uniform the badge is worn on the right chest pocket.

Badge 1974-90: octagonal, similar to a cross, rotated 45 degrees. The "arms" of this cross are covered with dark green enamel. Between them there are stylised oak leaves. The round central shield bears an outline map of Poland, also covered with dark green enamel, with a Caduceus (the symbol of the Customs Administration), encircled by laurel and oak sprays. A white enamelled circle bears the inscription ZA ZASLUGI DLA CELNICTWA : PRL. The reverse is blank.

Badge 2000: fork cross of silver grey metal, 35 mm in diameter, with the arms covered with dark green enamel and alternate oak and laurel sprays between them. The medallion is as above, bur the white enamelled circle bears the inscription ZASLUZONY DLA SLUZBY CELNEJ.

On the reverse there is a screw for mounting.

Ribbon 1974-90: 37 mm, green with a wide red central stripe and narrower white side stripes.

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Silver Customs Medal, Poland - Ladislav Vallo collection