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it's a good theory. :) I had originally thought that it may have been this long

for some sort of memorial display. But looking at the large amount of the

whitening that fallen of the ols silk ribbon, I would say it was worn or handled----often.

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it's a good theory. :) I had originally thought that it may have been this long

for some sort of memorial display. But looking at the large amount of the

whitening that fallen of the ols silk ribbon, I would say it was worn or handled----often.

Yes, I could see that. Every Sunday or special occasion he looped it through and tied a loose knot. Then undone it at the end of the day. On/off, on/off wearing off the white until the end of his days. His family didn't bury it with him because it was their remembrance...but that’s a sentimental supposition.

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