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Just by chance I got this pure noncombattant Mecklenburg bar:

1.) Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse am Nichtkämpferband

2.) Militär-Verdienstkreuz Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1914 am Nichtkämpferband

3.) Sachsen Kriegsverdienstkreuz

4.) Ritterkreuz des Hausordens der Wendischen Krone Mecklenburg-Schwerin

5.) Gedächtnismedaille Großherzog Friedrich Franz III. 1897 Mecklenburg-Schwerin

No doubt the person who owned this bar was a Mecklenburg-Schwerin subject. I try to find suspects in the Großherzoglich Mecklenburg-Schwerinschen Staatskalender of 1916. The best matching person is a civil servant, Ernst von Blücher (1854-1930). He is registered in the 1916 Staatskalender with the three Mecklenburg decorations, but no others. Unfortunately I have no later edition of the Staatskalender to search for other suspects and to look for Blüchers possibly later awards.

Any help is appreciated.

Regards, Komtur.

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... Have you black lighted the ribbons. To me they look very new and the same for the stitching on the reverse? ...

I have not, because the ribbons and the stitching are fine. Having done it just now, there were no glowing at all.

Regards, Komtur.

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