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Japan Self-Defense Forces mascot for cell
phones, I think. These mascots are only sold on
base, and each base has a different style. This
particular mascot is from the Himeji Garrison.

Item name: mascot
Price: 1990 yen   
Japan Fire Brigade bolo tie. The obverse shows the
main islands of Japan, Mt. Fuji, and two fire brigade
emblems. Plain reverse.
No case.
The medal piece measures about 3.5 cm diameter.

Item name: bolo1
Price: 1,590 yen   
2 badges from the Commerce Patriotic Association, one of the many paramilitary support groups
established during the war years.

One is a small enamel badge. The other is a plastic doorplate. Both signify membership in the group.
They both have the same insignia, which is probably the association emblem.

Original paper envelopes.

Item name: Commerce
Price: 2590 yen     
Ship launching commemorative 3-page set: cover, detachable postcard, and specs sheet.
This is for the Sea of Harvest bulk carrier, launched in 2009.

Item name: pc1
Price: 590 yen     
Ship launching commemorative 3-page set: cover, detachable postcard, and specs sheet.
This is for the Beishu Maru diesel container ship, launched in 1970.

Item name: pc2
Price: 590 yen     
Ship launching commemorative 3-page set: cover, detachable postcard, and specs sheet.
This is for the Okinawa bulk carrier, launched in 2009.

Item name: pc3
Price: 590 yen     
Ship launching commemorative 3-page set: cover, detachable postcard, and specs sheet.
This is for the Tohgo Maru container ship, launched in 1970.

Item name: pc4
Price: 590 yen     
Medal and award document. The document shows that Wada Shigeji
received one medal for his grades in the special test commemorating
the visit of the Crown Prince. Given by Wakayama Prefectural Middle
School Principal Oku Genji. Dated Showa 8 [1933] November 17.

The back of the badge reads 'Superior Academic Skills,
Commemorative of the Crown Prince's Visit, Wakayama Middle
School.'

Item name: Wakayama
Price: 4590 yen     
Nice lapel pin award. Post-war.

Inscribed 'Aichi Prefectural Police Department. Traffic Safety Donation
Award, Bronze Badge.'

The small paper insert is from the badge maker.

Item name: Aichi
Price: 1,990 yen   
The Japanese inscription reads 'Former Sites of Battle, Visiting Group.'

Item name: memory
Price:  1,990 yen
The inscription reads 'Merit Badge.
Kanto Federated Education Association.'

Item name: Education
Price:  2,990 yen
The inscription reads '1964 Tokyo Olympics.
Shinjuku Ward. Commemorating the Passing of the
Olympic torch.'

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'5th Class Medal, Otani Association.'

Otani is a branch of Jodo Buddhism.

Item name: Otani
Price:  990 yen                        SOLD
Ikebana (flower arrangement) Pupil's Badge.

Item name: Ikebana
Price:  990 yen
Wartime good fortune charm. The obverse has a lion atop a civilian
railroad worker's insignia. The reverse reads '
samuhara.'

Samuhara is a religious invocation used as a protection against harm. It
comes from the Shinto religion.

Diameter: about 2.5 cm

Item name: samuhara1
Price:  1,990 yen   
Wartime good fortune charm. The obverse has imperial kiri leaves
beneath a civilian railroad worker's insignia. The reverse reads
'
samuhara.'

Samuhara is a religious invocation used as a protection against harm. It
comes from the Shinto religion.

Diameter: about 2.2 cm

Item name: samuhara2
Price:  1,990 yen   
Nice bronze table medal. Excellent detail. Japanese Mint hallmark on the edge.

Inscribed 'Taisho 15 [1926] September. New Building Commemorative.
Mannen-sha.'

Mannen-sha was Japan's oldest advertising company, established in 1890.
However, it went bankrupt in 1999 and no longer exists.

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Yasukuni Shrine Soldier Enshrinement Ceremony gift photo frame. Nice
way to honor a fallen soldier or sailor. Measures about 14 cm by 20 cm.
The photo area is about 5 cm by 6.5 cm.

Inscribed 'Gift. Showa 14 [1939] Yasukuni Shrine Enshrinement
Ceremonies. Army Ministry. Navy Ministry.'

This appears to have been an official gift from the Army and Navy
Ministries, but I am not sure. The embossed design shows the Yasukuni
Shrine gate and grounds.

Item name: frame
Price:  5,990 yen  
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
Small Tokyo Taisho Exhibition commemorative badge.

Item name: Taisho
Price:  990 yen
25th Anniversary of the Establishment of Tokyo Electric
Streetcar commemorative paperweight. Since it was
founded in 1911, I am assuming this is a 1936. I could be
wrong on the dates, though.

Item name: Streetcar
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