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To revive this old topic, this popped up at the SOS this weekend:

Indeed I did. It is now residing in my gun safe.

Gentlemen, I can tell you that you have to see this bar (in person) to really appreciate it. Congratulations Beau! :cheers:

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Two more from me as well . . . couldn't find 'em

David -

That purple ribbon likely belongs to a pre-1915 Reuss ?House Order?

award (w/swords?). That would tie in with ribbon #4.

Just a guess.

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That purple ribbon likely belongs to a pre-1915 Reuss ?House Order?

award (w/swords?). That would tie in with ribbon #4.

Just a guess.

Did a little bit more digging based on that nudge there, and yep, it's the pre-1914 version of the ribbon in 4th place (which after the war started was awarded either with or without swords). Given the size of Reuss, there couldn't have been all that many possible recipients.

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