This is a fine example of a 1914 Military Service Cross 2nd Class for Combatants (the Mecklenburg-Schwerin variation of the Prussian Iron Cross 2nd Class). Like the Iron Cross, it was awarded in the 1st and 2nd Class levels. Also, like the Iron Cross 2nd Class, it was awarded with different ribbons for combatants or non combatants. The gilt finish on the decoration is excellent. It is accompanied by a fine Combatants 2nd Class ribbon. It would make a perfect addition for any collection.