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Guest Brian von Etzel

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Unaltered as handed down from grandfather. No one added anything here that wasn't placed in a box as is by its recipient. It's photographed on a sash his men gave him on his 70th birthday.

I've theorized the bow might have come from his earlier medal/ribbon bar, the wider pre war style as it appears in a photo he is wearing a bow. The award itself perhaps from an earlier bar?

From his hands as found, it works together like this for me.

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