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My 1st ebook on Japanese medals.
The title is:
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.
My 2nd ebook on Japanese medals and badges.
The title is:
Imperial Japan Medals and Badges Book #2:
Order of Precedence, Rosettes &
Ryakuju, and
Assorted Badges of Japan and Manchukuo

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.
My 3rd ebook on Japanese medals.
The title is:
The Order of Culture and the Medals of
Honor, 2nd Edition
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.

VOLUME 1 (12 issues and 1 supplement):
1200 yen

See individual issue details HERE
Nice used medal display case. Excellent for displaying a rare piece.
A medal would be attached to the gold chain at the top.

The attached metal plate says 'Celebration. Ministry of Justice.' Above this plate are traces of
an additional plate having been removed.

The case itself measures about 19 cm tall.

Item name: Justice
Price:  7,990 yen  
Nice used medal display case. Excellent for displaying a rare piece.
A medal would be attached to the horizontal metal piece.

The attached metal chrysanthemum and other piece have some wear/damage.

The case itself measures about 24 cm tall.

Item name: display
Price:  6,990 yen  
1941 Japan Seafarer Relief Association card allowing a visitation at the Osaka Hospital. Original
envelope included.

Item name: Seafarer
Price:  1,290 yen  
Three post-war gold-plated badges related to the Japanese Emperor. Two have the original cases.

1. The design on the obverse has the imperial carriage, and the reverse has the imperial crest. Plastic case
and coin have the same inscription: 'Celebration of 50 years on the throne.' Since the Showa Emperor took
the throne in 1926, this is probably circa 1976.

2. Celebrating 60-year wedding anniversary of the Emperor and Empress. Dated 1984

3. Celebrating the 80th Birthday of the Showa Emperor. Dated 1986.

Item name: Emperor
Price:  1,990 yen
Some sort of commemorative for Crown Prince Hirohito's 1921 Voyage to Europe. The commemorative
postage stamp is affixed to the cover. The piece folds out and there is a lot of text on the inside.

Item name: Europe
Price:  1,990 yen
1934 Birth of Crown Prince [currently the Heisei Emperor] Commemorative Badge w paper advert and original paper envelope.
Made by the Japanese Mint, and sponsored by the Osaka Asahi Newspaper Company.

Item name: Heisei
Price:  1,990 yen
Imperial Rule Assistance Association member badge with paper case.

Item name: Rule
Price:  1,990 yen
2 table medals, in silver and gold. Commemorating the 1964 Tokyo Olympics,
but not explicitly. Perhaps these were unofficial pieces that didn't get Olympics
approval.

'Tokyo 1964' and 'THE XVIIIth BIG EVENTS' are the obvious clues, the 1964
Olympics being the 18th.

Some nicks and fading. No cases.

Item name: 18th
Price:  1,990 yen (shipping included)
Return of Okinawa to Japanese Rule commemorative paperweight. Made
by the Japanese Mint.
Dated May 15, 1972.

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Two metal (24K GP) commemorative sake cups.
One is for the 1970 Exposition in Osaka, and the other is for the
1975 Exposition in Okinawa. The former has a wood case while
the latter has a cardboard one.

Item name: cups
Price:  3,590 yen (shipping included)
Diet member lapel rosette.

Item name: Diet
Price:  1,990 yen (shipping included)
Osaka City 90th Anniversary commemorative bronze medal. No case.

Item name: Osaka
Price:  790 yen (shipping included if total order exceeds 3,500 yen)
Gold-plated metal sake cup with a Shiba-ken design.

Item name: Shiba
Price:  2,990 yen (shipping included)
Post-war pewter sake cup.

Item name: pewter
Price:  2,990 yen (shipping included)
Lapel rosette commemorating the
receiving of a medal.

Item name: rosette
Price:  1,990 yen (shipping included)
Commemorative paperweight. Made by the Japanese Mint.
Since the prime minister named here is Takeshita, the date of
manufacture is 1987-9.

Item name: Takeshita
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Shinto shrine good fortune charm.

Item name: charm2
Price:  1,590 yen
(shipping included if total order exceeds 3,500 yen)
Fukushima Prefecture Government 100th Anniversary commemorative medal.

Item name: Fukushima
Price:  1,590 yen
(shipping included if total order exceeds 3,500 yen)
4 Sundays & Holidays medals for the years 1967, 1968, 1970, and 1973. No cases.

Item name: Sundays
Price:  990 yen
(shipping included if total order exceeds 3,500 yen)
a 24K gold-plated masu, with nice 'wood' grains.
The central character means 'good fortune.'
On one side is inscribed '
Utsunomiya City.'

Item name: masu
Price:  1,990 yen
(shipping included if total order exceeds 3,500 yen)
Japanese Mint table medal and matching key chain.

Item name: Mint
Price:  1,990 yen
(shipping included if total order exceeds 3,500 yen)
Table medal from a temple? Shrine? 'Protecting the family is the
most important thing.'

Item name: family
Price:  990 yen
(shipping included if total order exceeds 3,500 yen)
Japan Good Conduct bronze medal with rosette.

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Kobe City Nagato Ward General Government Building Completion commemorative medal.
Dated March 1962. Made by the Japanese Mint.

Item name: Kobe
Price:  1,590 yen
(shipping included if total order exceeds 3,500 yen)
1978 Franklin Mint United Nations General Assembly sterling silver medal with plastic stand.

Item name: UN
Price:  590 yen
(shipping included if total order exceeds 3,500 yen)
2 post-war maritime medals.
LEFT: 'Wide Diffusion of Maritime Ideas Project. Participation Commemorative. Kanto Maritime Public
Relations Association. Saitama Branch. 1980.'
RIGHT: 'Yokosuka Naval Arsenal Gantry Dismantling Commemorative. Dec 1974.'

Item name: maritime
Price:  3590 yen
(shipping included)
Two metal (24K GP) commemorative sake cups.
One has the imperial mum crest in the center and has no
inscription. The other is inscribed 'Meiji Shrine Meeting Center
Completion Commemorative. Showa 47 [1972].'

Item name: Meiji
Price:  3,590 yen (shipping included)
Exceedingly rare Axis Nations pins, featuring the national flags of the 3 main powers. The inscription on the left badge reads
'
Anti-Comintern Pact.' Signed by Germany and Japan on Nov 11. 1936, Italy joined a year later.

The reverse pin looks to be a replacement.

Please take note of the sizes; they are small pieces.

Item name: Axis
Price:  22,990 yen
(shipping included)
Rare ship launching commemorative paperweight. I am not
sure if this is complete or if pieces have been damaged.
Please confirm the condition with the photos.

Inscribed 'Tatsuwa-Maru Special Transport Ship. Launching
Commemorative. Showa 12 [1937] September 28. Mitsubishi
Heavy Industries Corporation. Kobe Shipyard.'

This ship was in operation for the majority of WW2.
Damaged by USS Tunny on Feb 4, 1943. Damaged again by
USS Spearfish on Feb 10, 1944. Neither time was it sunk.  It
was sunk near Hiroshima on May 10, 1945 when it hit a mine.

It was revived in 1954, but when sailing in the South China
Sea, it was lost in a typhoon. Never recovered.

Item name: Tatsuwa-Maru
Price:  19,990 yen
(shipping included)
Small enamel Imperial Army Dog Association pin.

Item name: Dog
Price:  4,990 yen
(shipping included)