Military Reservist
Association Badges
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Associated pins and badges, which appear in a bewildering number.
Martial Arts Award, Marksmanship Badge
Very rare and beautiful enamel Military Reservist
badge with an American flag. Somewhat large badge,
the bottom part measures 4 cm diameter.
Inscribed 'Showa 11 [1936], April 25, American
Veteran Association, Official Invitation
Commemorative.'

American vets went on a celebrated tour of Japan and
this badge was given to them and to the Japanese
hosts.
Military Reservist Association badge..
Inscribed 'Merit.'
Martial Arts Award, Swordsmanship Badge
A beautiful, thick Merit badge from the Imperial Military Reservist Association.
Imperial Military Reservist Merit Badge.
Thick and heavy Imperial Military Reservist Association item. I think it's a paperweight.
The reverse: 'Imperial Gift, Imperial Military Reservist Association Headquarters Editorial Department.'
Beautiful medallion from the Military Reservist Association. Thick and heavy. Inscribed 'Showa 5
[1930] November 3rd, 20-Year Working Commemorative, Imperial Military Reservist Association.'
Thick, pebbled badge.
Inscribed 'Championship, Imperial Military Reservist Association,
[Hamai?] District, United Branch.'
Rare enamel cufflinks in the shape of the blue Military
Reservist Advisor badge. The case is inscribed 'Imperial Year
2600 [1940], Sakai Draft/Recruitment Office.'
Award document from the Imperial Military Reservist Association. The badge design
of that group can be seen in the watermark.
This document shows that the recipient served meritoriously in the group.  Given to
Ex-Army Cavalry Private 1st Class Kishi Genshige, holder of the 8th Class and 7th
Class Golden Kite.
The document is dated June 25, 1922.
Award document from the Imperial Military Reservist Association. It shows that the
recipient served for 10 years in the group. The gift for this service was a
hibachi.
Given to Ex-Army Cavalry Private 1st Class Kishi Genshige, holder of the 8th Class
and 7th Class Golden Kite.
The document is dated November 26, 1922.
Swordfighting (kendo) and bayonet practice (jukendo) badge. The
crossed figures show both practice weapons.

Inscribed 'Imperial Military Reservist Association, Akita Branch.'
The ordinance for the above merit badge
stipulates it to be made of nickel silver with a
nickel plating. The badge should be one
solid color.