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    Japan Sea Disaster Rescue Association

    The book is 14 pages and the cost is 190 yen. I will
    email you the file within 24 hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
    Japan Horse Administration Bureau

    The book is 18 pages and the cost is 190 yen. I will email you the
    file within 24 hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
    The Imperial Ordinances for War and
    Commemorative Medals of Japan and
    Manchukuo, 4th Edition

    All Japanese medal collectors will need this reference. Includes full
    translations of the Imperial Ordinances for the nine War Medals, the
    twelve Commemorative Medals, and the six Manchukuo medals. The
    ordinances specify the designs, the dates, the conditions of eligibility,
    and other essential details. Photos of the medals, most cases, and
    most award documents included.

    The book is 94 pages and the cost is 550 yen. I will email you the file
    within 24 hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
    Assorted Japanese and Manchukuo Badges

    Included are the following: Order of Precedence for Wearing Medals;
    Rosettes, Service Ribbons, and Miniature Medals; Army NCO badge;
    Military Merit Badge; Army Technical Skills Badge; Field Marshall's
    Badge; Aide-de-Camp Badge; Manchukuo Pilot Badge; Local
    Administration Merit Badge (Manchukuo); Kouan [Hsingan] Province
    Government Employee Badge  (Manchukuo); Merit Badge (Manchukuo);
    Aide-de-Camp badge (Manchukuo); General's Badge (Manchukuo);
    Military Medals for Animals.

    The book is 21 pages and the cost is 250 yen. I will email you the file
    within 24 hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.

    The Order of Culture and the Medals of Honor

    The book is 35 pages and the cost is 290 yen.
    I will email you the file within 24 hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
    Black and white line original line drawings of the 1935 Manchukuo Imperial
    Navy Uniform Ordinance. No commentary, just translations for each
    picture.
    The title is:
    The Manchukuo Imperial Navy Uniform Ordinance of
    1935
    The book is 45 total pages and the cost is 50 yen. I will email you the file
    within 24 hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.

    12 issues and 1 supplement:
    1200 yen

    See individual issue details HERE
    1930 Capital Rehabilitation
    Commemorative Medal

    The book is 9 pages and the cost is 100 yen. I will email you the
    file within 24 hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
    Imperial Soldier Support Association

    The book is 8 pages and the cost is 190 yen. I will email you the
    file within 24 hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
    Assorted Badges 1: Manchukuo & China

    The book is 15 pages and the cost is 190 yen. I will email you the
    file within 24 hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
    Great Japan Aviation Association

    The book is 22 pages and the cost is 250 yen. I will email you the
    file within 24 hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
Imperial Japanese Navy Proficiency Badges

    Documenting the 1st and 2nd Class badges.
    The book is 16 pages and the cost is 190 yen. I will email you the
    file within 24 hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
    Imperial Japanese Navy Technical Badge & Other
    Naval Badges
               
    The book is 15 pages and the cost is 190 yen. I will email you the file within 24
    hours after payment.

    This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic,
Japan CANNOT send to the countries listed on the Japan Post website!
You can see updated news of the BANNED
countries
HERE.
Please check to see if your country is on that list before purchasing anything.

I CANNOT send to the countries on the list at the moment, sorry.
If you live in one of the banned areas, you can still purchase from me, but I will have to hold it for you
until the shipping ban is lifted. I do not know how long that will be.
3 documents from a member of the Kempei-tai (Military Police).

1) Imperial Army Military Police Special Duty Sergeant-Major Rank Promotion Certificate. Awarded to Imperial Army Military Police
Sergeant-Major Kondo Shikazou, holder of the 7th Junior Imperial Rank and 7th Decorated Rank. Showa 11 [1936] December 1.

2) For bravery in the China Incident, award of the 6th Class Order of the Rising Sun. Awarded to Imperial Army Military Police Second
Lieutenant Kondo Shikazou, holder of the 7th Junior Imperial Rank and 6th Decorated Rank. Showa 13 [1938] September 8.

3) Yasukuni Shrine Enshrinement ceremony invitation card. Given to the family of deceased Imperial Army Military Police Second
Lieutenant Kondo Shikazou, holder of the 7th Junior Imperial Rank and 6th Decorated Rank. Showa 15 [1940] September 8.
Authorized by Japanese Army Minister
Shunroku Hata.

Item name: Kondo
Price:  4,990 yen        

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Japanese Red Cross Gold Special Member Award mounted in frame.

Item name: JRC2
Price:  1,990 yen        Shipping included
Japanese Red Cross Special Member Award mounted in frame.

Item name: JRC3
Price:  1,990 yen        Shipping included
NOTE:

In the past I have often posted unsold pieces here on ebay.

However, because of ebay's unrealistic expectations for sellers, ebay's rather high fees, and ebay's unwillingness
to defend sellers in disputes, I will not be selling there in the near future, if ever. Those are just a few of ebay's
business practices that seem unfair to me. Others are hidden listings despite having paid listing fees, draconian
penalties forcing various conditions, ebay's new requirement to join their own payment program.... oh, the list is
too long.

Most pieces unsold here will go back into the Japanese marketplaces.
Therefore, you can see that I have included 'OR
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Please take advantage of that option to get a better price. I am always willing to listen to offers.
Japanese Red Cross Gold Merit Award mounted in frame. Nice wood piece with metal insert. Lapel rosette also included.
Given to Aono Hiroyuki for an amazing 50 blood donations!
Dated July 21, 1994.
This is a fairly heavy piece, weighing around 1700 grams with the outer box, so the shipping is most of the price.

Item name: AonoGold
Price:  5,290 yen        Shipping included
Japanese Red Cross Silver Merit Award mounted in frame. Nice wood piece with metal insert. Lapel rosette also included.
Given to Aono Hiroyuki for an amazing 30 blood donations!
Dated July 19, 1989.
This is a fairly heavy piece, weighing around 1700 grams with the outer box, so the shipping is a large part of the price.

Item name: AonoSilver
Price:  4,290 yen        Shipping included
2 silver merit badges.
All medals and cases have various spots of wear and/or damage.

LEFT: Japanese National Railways Merit Badge
Japanese National Railways existed from 1949 to 1987.

RIGHT: Ministry of Railways Merit Badge
The Ministry of Railways existed from 1920 to 1943.

Item name: Railways
Price:  1,590 yen        

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A variety of badges with the same insignia.
These are martial arts
extreme weather practice charms.
Small; various shapes. A few are enamelled.
Most are from 1950s and 1960s.

No case.

Item name: martial
Price:  2,490 yen        

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Small medal attached to a metal plaque.
The attached plate says this is a Good Conduct Award given by Hyogo Prefecture Governor Kanai
Motohiko. Since he served in this position from 1962 to 1970, this dates from that span.

About 9.5 cm high. No case.

Item name: Hyogo
Price:  1,590 yen        

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This is a small plaque commemorating Army Day. This piece is dated Showa 10 [1935] and it is the
30th Anniversary item of this event (holiday?).

Paper case included and also a small insert.

Item name: Army
Price:  2,990 yen        

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Nice document collection belonging mostly to a man named Kashitani Yuzo. He was a nurse in the Army during WW1 and he
later became a fireman and police corps member.

I have described a few of the documents on a separate page (see below), but sorry I can give no further translations.

See more documents
HERE.

Item name: Kashitani
Price:  19,990 yen                      

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4 cased medals. All medals and cases have various spots of wear and/or damage.

1) Japanese Red Cross Regulare Member Medal.
2) 1940 2600th National Foundation Celebration Commemorative Medal.
3) 1931-4 Manchurian Incident War Dispatch Medal.
4) 1939 China Incident War Dispatch Medal.

Item name: AugSET2
Price:  5,990 yen        

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4 cased medals. All medals and cases have various spots of wear and/or damage.

1) Japanese Red Cross Regular Member Medal (women's version).
2) Sterling silver Order of the Rising Sun 7th Class Medal.
3) Sterling silver Order of the Rising Sun 8th Class Medal.
4) 1939 China Incident War Dispatch Medal.

Item name: AugSET3
Price:  5,990 yen        

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4 documents awarded to the same soldier, Fukuda Takeyoshi.

The first 3 all have the same date, and it may be puzzling to see that the 1939 China War Dispatch Medal document is
dated two years before that medal was established. Simple explanation: All three of these documents (awards) were
given posthumously, so the date is the day of Fukuda's death. There was often a time lag in awarding posthumous
medals because of the large number of deaths.

1) Order of the Golden Kite 7th Class Award. Dated Nov 12, 1937.
2) 1939 China War Dispatch Medal. Dated Nov 12, 1937.
3) Order of the Rising Sun 8th Class Award. Dated Nov 12, 1937.
4) Company Bayonet Skills Tournament Championship Award. Dated Oct 4, 1935.
This document shows that Fukuda held the rank of Infantryman Superior Private and belonged to the 45th Infantry
Regiment, 2nd Company.

Some wear, damage and staining.

Item name: Fukuda
Price:  13,990 yen        

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2 very scarce, nicely enameled badges with the 3 Axis flags.
No inscription on the larger one.
The smaller one reads 'Anti-Comintern Pact Commemorative Badge.'
Since Italy signed this pact in 1937, they both date to circa 1938-45, although probably not as late as 1944-5.
No cases.

Item name: Axis
Price:  25,990 yen        

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2 badges from the Japan Seafarer Relief Association.
On the left is the 1st Class Merit badge; on the right, the 3rd Class.

Item name: Seafarer
Price:  13,990 yen        

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KIA Cherry Blossom badge for bereaved families. What is special here is not only the award document, but also the original envelope, which almost
never survives.
ENVELOPE: 'Bereaved Family Badge. Number [blank].' Also a hand-written '58' in the corner.
DOCUMENT: 'Soldier Bereaved Family Badge Award Document. 2nd Repatriation, Toyama [Prefecture] Number 1045. Deceased Imperial Navy Petty
Officer 2nd Class Mizoguchi Hiro. [Presented to] his father Mizoguchi Kouichi. Showa 22 [1947] April 30. Repatriation Bureau.'

The Repatriation Bureau was split into 1st and 2nd divisions, the former being Army and the latter Navy. Both were established on June 15, 1946 and
the Navy division was abolished last, on Jan 1, 1948.

Item name: KIA
Price:  4,990 yen        

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Otani Women's Association Special Merit Award.

Item name: Otani
Price:  2,990 yen        

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2-piece Elderly Social Welfare Merit Award. Mie Prefecture Elderly Club Federation.

Item name: Welfare
Price:  1,990 yen        

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An assortment of Fire Dept badges from Japan.

Item name: Fire
Price:  5,990 yen        

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3 cased medals. All medals and cases have various spots of wear and/or damage.

1) Japan Railways Merit Medal.
2) Great Japan Fire Association Merit Medal
3) Japan Fire Association Merit Medal

Item name: AugSET5
Price:  5,990 yen        

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3 cased medals. All medals and cases have various spots of wear and/or damage.

1) Post-war Yasukuni Shrine Medal.
2) Great Japan Noble Warrior Association Merit Medal
3) Imperial Japan Soldier Relief Association Supporting Member Medal

Item name: AugSET6
Price:  6,990 yen        

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April 1920 Northern Japan Goods Exhibition Medal.
Thick and well-made. About 5 cm diameter.

Item name: Goods
Price:  1,990 yen        

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Emperor Enthronement Commemorative Exhibition of Central Hokkaido Goods Award Medal.
Dated Aug 18, 1928.
Thick and well-made. About 6 cm diameter.

Item name: Central
Price:  2,590 yen        

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Order of the Sacred Treasure 4th Class. Post-war piece.

Item name: ST4
Price:  8,990 yen        

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Nice gilt Army Cavalry badge design military sake cup. Lacquered wood.
Inscribed: 'Cavalry 9th Regiment. Discharge Commemorative.'

Item name: Cavalrycup
Price:  1,990 yen        

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Photo military sake cup with the image of Matsukata Masayoshi.
Inscribed: 'Medic Division. Conquer Russia Commemorative.'

Item name: Medic
Price:  2,990 yen        

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2 military sake cups.
LEFT: 9th Division. Conquer Russia Commemorative.
RIGHT: Gift from the Emperor.
Item name: cups
Price:  2,990 yen        

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2 military sake cups.
Both 7th Infantry Regiment Discharge Commemorative.
Probably 1900-20 vintage.

Item name: cups2
Price:  2,990 yen        

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Kendo skills award document.

Given by the 48th Infantry Regiment to Private Tateishi
Yonesaku on Oct 4, 1935.

Item name: Kendo
Price:  1,990 yen        

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Nice military sake bottle from the Kutani kiln. Intact is the ceramic stopper, which is often lost.

Hand-painted decorations, flowers and swirls.  And a combat helmet with flag.
Inscribed '[Ishida]. Victorious Return Commemorative.'
The name Ishida has faded and only hints remain.

Item name: Kutani
Price:  5,990 yen        

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2 military sake bottles.

LEFT:  '19th Infantry Regiment. Discharge Commemorative. Military Maneuvers Participation.'
RIGHT:  'Philanthropy. Medic Unit. Discharge Commemorative.'

Item name: sake
Price:  6,990 yen        

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4 cased medals. All medals and cases have various spots of wear and/or damage.

1) Sterling silver Order of the Rising Sun 8th Class Medal.
2) Sterling silver Order of the Sacred Treasure 7th Class Medal.
3) Sterling silver Showa Emperor Enthronement Commemorative Medal.
4) 1939 China Incident War Dispatch Medal.

Item name: SepSET1
Price:  5,990 yen        

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4 cased medals. All medals and cases have various spots of wear and/or damage.

1) Sterling silver Order of the Sacred Treasure 8th Class Medal.
2) Sterling silver Order of the Rising Sun 8th Class Medal.
3) 1904-5 Russia War Dispatch Medal.
4) Japanese Red Cross Special Member Medal.

Item name: SepSET3
Price:  5,990 yen        

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Cased Fire Dept medals. All medals and cases have various spots of wear and/or
damage.

1) 2-piece set, medal and matching lapel rosette.
Volunteer Fire Dept 50th Anniversary Commemorative Badge.
Heisei 10 [1998]. Hokkaido Fire Dept.
2) Volunteer Fire Dept 60th Anniversary Commemorative Badge.
Heisei 10 [2008]. Hokkaido Fire Dept.

Item name: HokkaidoFDcased
Price:  3,990 yen        

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Order of the Rising Sun 5th Class.
Modern manufacture.

Item name: RS5
Price:  8,990 yen        

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Very scarce WW2 Imperial Navy badge.
The date is on the obverse at the bottom. Imperial Year 2602, which is 1942.
'Navy Engineering Academy. Wireless Skills Cadet. 54th Graduating Class.'

The original leather strap is still intact. The medal, though, is a base metal, and the silver plating has started to
come off, most notably on the reverse,.
No case.

Item name: Wireless
Price:  25,990 yen        

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This appears to be a privately made piece, not an official government issue.
Inscribed 'Celebration of the 60th Year of the Reign of the Showa Emperor. Showa 61 [1986].'
Silver hallmark.

Item name: Showa
Price:  5,990 yen        

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4 cased medals. All medals and cases have various spots of wear and/or damage.

1)  Sterling silver Order of the Sacred Treasure 8th Class Medal.
2) Sterling silver Order of the Rising Sun 8th Class Medal.
3) 1940 National Foundation Commemorative Medal.
4) 1939 China Incident War Dispatch Medal.

Item name: SepSET4
Price:  5,990 yen        

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Some baseball items. Dated as follows:
TOP: 1956, no date, 1932
BOTTOM: 1933, 1937, 1926, 1948.


Item name: baseball
Price:  2,990 yen        

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