|Army Proficiency Badges
Army Sharpshooting Proficiency Badge with original
cardboard case. Labeled 1st Class.
Peterson identifies this as the Model 1895 Heavy Artillery Observer Badge, though his line drawing
is upside-down (pg. 105). He describes it as having a pebbled background, so this one may be a
later model. Gold gilt and brown paint. Some fading and wear here and there.
Army Proficiency Field Artillery Observer Badge.
Army Artillery Gunners Proficiency Badge Model 1886 with original case.
**Identified as such by Peterson, page 105.
One Japanese source I have calls it the Artillery Shooting Badge Honor Prize,
Machine Gun Shooting Badge
Established Showa 4 .
Army Proficiency Badge award document.
Dated Showa 4  November 28. The recipient was Ohishi Haruji,
Private 1st Class, belonging to the 34th Infantry Regiment.
Rapid Fire Gunners Badge for Infantry.