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1914-15 War Medal Imperial Japan, The 1914 to 1915 War Medal. To commemorate the Dispatch of forces to Tsinqtao in China to Fight alongside the British against the German forces. Rarer medal in original box good condition.
1930 Capital Rehabilitation Medal Imperial Japanese 1930 Capital Rehabilitation Commemorative Medal. to commemorate the rebuilding of the Capital after an earthquake.
1940 National Shrine Medal Manchukuo Empire National Shrine Foundation Commemorative Medal. Established in 1940, this was to mark the opening of shrines in Manchukuo China, showing the power of the Japanese Empire.
Aikuchi (dagger) Tanto Blade in black lacquered AIKUCHI set up, Tang is not signed but good blade, clean and visible Hamon. Has family mon and red ? logo. Estimate blade to circa 1800/1850
Aircraft Compass Japanese WW2 type 2 "GOU" Aircraft compass, as used in the Lily Ki 48 and T97 Bombers, also used in Fighters. The data plate show serial number-9623, and date of manufacture Jan 1941, same year as Pearl Harbour.
Antique Lamp Antique Ariake Lamp Japanese. Used portable paper lantern used in the early Showa era. For use with candle, or you could have converted, originally lacquer work but wearing thin, but still a great piece.
Antique Sword Stand Beautiful Antique Samurai Sword Stand/Rack made in wood then covered in brown Lacquer work, with inlaid Mother of Peal detailing of a Garden scene and flowers. Lovely quality with some minor lacquer cracking but hardly noticeable, see pictures, rare and hard to find in UK.
Arm Band Imperial Japanese Army Enlisted man - NCO Duty Arm Band, Nakan Shoten.
Arm Band Imperial Japanese Army Arm Band for thePlatation Unit, also known as 731 and other units. known for experimenting on prisoners, china and WW2 War crimes.
Arm Band Imperial Japan WW2 Army or Civilian Officers Arm Band, unknown but possibly Elec, Rikugun.
Arm Band Imperial Japan WW2 Army or Civilian Officers Arm Band - Mail / Postal services (Rikugun).
Arm Band Imperial Japan. Arm Band for the South Manchuria Railways Officers 14cm x 35cm. Manchuria Railways Co. Ltd.
Army Badges Army Badges, insignia and Rank Tabs, shoulder boards. please get in touch if you have any thing in this section you are looking for, for price and availability. Continually buying and selling. Please note some displayed could already be sold.
Army Flag Good Luck Imperial Japanese Army Officers or Soldiers Hinomaru or Flag of the Rising Sun, often referred to as the Meatball flag by the Americans. This one being collected from the battle field of a killed soldier, still has the blood stains and marks (not washed). Has damage but to be expected, would look great in a frame. Has name and personalised wishes with shrine stamps. 86cm x75cm
Army Gloves Imperial Japanese Army Issue Winter / cold weather Gloves, with trigger finger (SHOGO TYPE).
Army Officers Cap Imperial Japanese Army Officers Peaked Cap, all ranks from Lieutenant to General. Officers name and details inside cap ready for researching, good condition very few issues for age, see pics.
Army Officers Cap Imperial Japanese Army Officers Peaked Cap for all ranks from lieutenant to General. in good clean condition, few tiny holes but overall great condition for age. leather interior shows earlier issue.
Army Officers Cap Imperial Japanese Army Officers Peak Cap.
ARMY OFFICERS KYU-GUNTO No 1 Sword A unique named, Russo-Japanese, Army Company Officers, KYU-GUNTO,wakizashi Sword with Silver Family Mon and Harimono. The blade is beautifully engraved with the Dragon & Dagger, the Japanese Officers name is stamped on the knuckle bow. Signed tang-BISHU OSAFUNE KATSUMITSU SAKU and dated 1721. If interested I have a lot more info on this blade. A few dents to metal saya, otherwise in excellent condition. Please note tassel for display only, sold separately.
Army Reservists War Wound Patch Imperial Japanese Army wounded in action patch, usually worn on reservist uniform, factory or civilian department.
Army sword belt Imperial Japanese Army Officers Combat sword belt, in excellent used condition, Officers kanji with other utility leather strap fittings, great piece.
Army winter/cold weather hat Imperial Japanese Army Cold weather Hat, Rabbit fur and cotton lining. in good condition, China issue name and detailing inside. Great historic piece, see pics
Auspicious Cloud 8th Class Manchukuo Order of the Auspicious Cloud 8th Class Medal 1934-1945. The Manchukuo equivalent to the Rising Sun Medals but very rare to find.
Aviation Mechanic\'s Fob Imperial Japanese Aviation Mechanic's Qualification fob/badge, another rare item.
Back Pack Imperial Japanese Army Enlisted Mans TAKOASHI Back pack, third model also known as the Octopus legs. Introduced in 1938 as a result of combat experience in China, more practical than previous issues. This ones in perfect condition with all straps and named. you won't find another in this condition.
Back Pack Imperial Japanese Army Back Pack HAINO, this is the 3rd model introduced in 1938 as a result of experience gained it combat in china, also known as the Octopus legs TACO ASHI due to all the straps. This one complete with all straps and dated 1941, some rust on rings other wise great condition.
Bag Imperial Japanese Enlisted Mans Small Pack, bag, haversack or ZATSUMO 1940s model. This one is missing shoulder carry strap, in battle used condition has the belt hook to fit, used to carry daily supplies.
Battle Field Meat Ball Flag Imperial Japanese Army Battle Flag, Battle field bring back. Some minor repairs old original, some stains poss blood and other, great piece.99cm x 70cm size.
Bayonet Imperial Japanese Enlisted Mans type 30 Bayonet for the Arisaka Rifle 1897 to 1945. Has the Hikari seisakksho Aresenal (Tokyo Hourglass) mark/stamp to blade and serial number 9788 + 3 other stamps. Scabbard is the tube tipped version.
Bayonet Imperial Japanese Special Paratrooper Bayonet with sheath with ball end. Stamped with the Toyada Jido Shokki Seisakusho Arsenal (Toyada Automatic Loom works or TALW) with serial number 4636. Machine gun fixing loop has been removed making an effective dagger. Really nice condition rare piece, well sought after by collectors.
Belt buckle Imperial Japanese Navy belt buckle, used with canvas webbing by the Naval Landing force. In excellent condition rare item.
Book Kempeitai Kempeitai - Japan's Dreaded Military Police by Raymond Lamont-Brown, in hard back edition. The story behind the secrets and actions of the Kempeitai in Wartime, even the Japanese were fearful of them. All you ever wanted to know in one book.
Boots Imperial Japanese Army NCO, Enlisted man Calvary boots marked size 11.0, in great used condition leather in good healthy condition.
Cannon Shell Imperial Japanese Navy 47mm Hotchkiss Cannon Shell for repeating Gun, Head and Case. Has Naval anchor stamp on base. Nice desk paper weight 47mm across and 225mm high good weight.
Cap Badges Imperial Japanese Army issue soft cap and hat Badge. Have original batch from factory, selling separates price is for 1 only.
Captain admin dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Administration Dress shoulder Boards for the Rank of Captain - Pair Boxed. In excellent condition (Unissued).
Chain Sword Hanger Imperial Japanese Army Officers Chain Sword Hander, heavy high quality linked chain, brass with nickel plate to cope with wet weather and climates. This one retaining most of its nickel plate, perfect to complete your sword and belt collection.
Chief Petty officers cap badge Imperial Japanese Navy Chief Petty Officers Hat/Cap Badge.
China Incident Medal Imperial Japanese China Incident War Dispatch Medal 1931-1939, awarded for service in China. Boxed and original wrapping paper
China Incident Medal China Incident War Dispatch Medal (bronze) 1931-1939 for service in China
Civilian uniform cap/hat Japanese Civilian Officers uniform cap/hat, worn with uniform.
Cold Weather Canteen Cover Imperial Japanese Military cold weather Canteen cover, also known as Arctic cover. Arsenal stamp and dated 1941 (showa 16). Extremely rare and hard to find, fits Enlisted mans canteen. Canteen in pic is for example only and not included.
Cold Weather Canteen Cover Imperial Japanese Army Cold Weather Canteen/Water Bottle cover. Used in cold climate Area like the China conflicts- Manhuria and Kwanting, dated Showa 16. Some fading and marks but otherwise in good condition. Please note water bottle not included just for demonstration purposes.
Comfort Bag Imperial Japanese Army HOKOBUKURO, also known as a comfort bag, used to keep personal belongings in. various types around for different items from wash bags to paper and goodies. In good condition with soldiers name on front, this is the large size 23cm x 32cm with string tie.
Comfort bag Imperial Japan Soldier/Sailors comfort bag, used to give to military forces filled with goodies from home, this one is made from Raylon, not issued in A1 condition.
Comfort Bag Imperial Japanese Army Comfort bag/ IMON-BUKURO, issued to soldiers with gifts of luxury items like soap, Candies, food, laces any gift that wold put a smile on troops faces.
Comfort Bag Imperial Japanese Forces comfort bag / IMON-BUKURO, used to gift luxury items to soldiers and sailor, some times during convalescent as relief gifts, things like tooth brush toys flags to name some.
Commanders Badge Company Officer Imperial Japanese Army Officers Commanders Badge, Company Officers. From 2nd Lieutenant to Captain, in great condition.
Commanders badge company officer Imperial Japanese Army Company Officers Commanders Badge, for the Rank of Secound Lieutenant to Captain. awarded for commanding in combat
Commanders badge company officer Imperial Japanese Army Officers Company Commanders Badge for the Rank of Secound Lieutenant to Captain. Awarded for command in combat.
Commanders Badge Field Officer Imperial Japanese Army Officers Commanders badge, Field Officers. From Major to Brigadier General. rare and in splendid condition
Commanders Badge General Officer Imperial Japanese Army Officers Commanders Badge, General Officers. Higher than Brigadier General, this is a good quality Repo.
Company officers sword tassel Imperial Japanese Army Officers sword tassel for Company Officer which is the rank of Lieutenant to Captain 1934-1945. In A1 condition, like new see pictures
Company officers sword tassel Imperial Japanese Army Officers Sword Tassel for the rank of Secound Lieutenant to Captain (company officer). Blue and brown in colour in original box.
Compass Miniature Japanese Army/Navy WW2 brass Compass, with needle locking pin. Beautiful rare piece.
Corporal dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Dress Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Corporal - Pair Boxed. In excellent condition.
Deactivated rounds and clip Imperial Japanese Forces 7.7 woodpecker strip with 30 rounds, with original storage box
Document books Pay Books, Training Manuals, Officers Note books, various others. With various translations of soldiers Names, Addresses and various other information. Great personal effects. If interested please get in touch for more details and prices for individual docs, prices vary from £35 to £65, please not some items could be sold.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army Documents Bag, used to keep Identification and training Documents safe.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army Soldiers Documents Bag, used to keep Identification and training Documents safe.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army issue Documents and personal belongings Bag / HOKO-BUKURO. To be used to keep the soldiers pass book and official documents but often used for personal belongings such as Hata and goodies as well.
DVD Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence. Special collector's edition, presented by Jeremy Thomas a film by NAGISA OSHIMA. Famous film about a Japanese Prisoner war camp with David Bowie, really well presented film and a must see if you have not.
DVD Film twin set Letters from IWO JIMA and Flags of our Fathers, both films by Clint Eastwood. Two fabulous film about the battle of Iwo Jima, from both sides. A must see can almost guarantee you will watch these films several times, well i have and still do, my recommended modern film.
DVD History Samurai and the Swastika, prity much what it says the true story behind the hidden pact. The untold story of the alliance between Japan and Germany.
Edo Echzen Daisho set Daisho style set, Iron sukashi tsuba design of three Aoi leaves, nademarn gata, maru mimi with design of stalk forming rim. Well made with kozuka ana, and on kogai side details of insect eaten edge to leaf. Some fine gold zogan details (tendrils) on leaves, omote mei signed " ECHIZEN NO JU KINAI SAKU" early 1800 late EDO.
EDO TSUBA Iron Tsuba Sukashi Circa 19th Century, Hikone - bori from the Soten group, Classed as the Edo period. beautiful artwork and in good condition.
Ensigns shoulder board Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Shoulder Board for the Rank of Ensign - single. good condition was pos Sub lieutenants originally.
Farewell Banner/Flag Japanese Going to War Banner/Flag made in silk and Hand Painted, 130" x 26" great large size.
Farewell Flag Imperial Japan small fair well hand flag, pre-war WW2 the Rising Sun, 18.5cm x 16cm has kanji lower corner
Farewell Flag Imperial Japan pre-war WW2 hand held flag Rising Sun, 18.5cm x 16cm.
Field Officers Dress Sword Imperial Japanese Army Officers Dress Sabre for Field Rank, Major to full Colonel. Has family Mon on back strap in silver, see pics. Blade in great condition, nickel plate more scares on the scabbard. Nice piece to complete that collection.
Field Officers Sword Tassel Original Imperial Japanese Field Officers Sword Tassel. For the rank of Major to Colonel, Orange and Brown. This is a In great condition and UV tested for authenticity, not many around in this condition, this one I just got from Japan originally on a Colonels sword.
Food /Rice Bowl Imperial Japanese Army Mess Ceramic food / rice bowl original in great condition. The price is for 1 but I have several.
Forty-two Months in Durance Vile Forty-two Months in Durance Vile, Prisoners of the Japanese, book by R Keith Mitchell.
Fourty two Months BOOK Forty-two Months in Durance Vile, Prisoners of the Japanese by R Keith Mitchell.
Gaiters Imperial Japanese Army Officers high quality Gaiters in superb condition, name of officer and manufacturers stamp. From house sale of Army Major General.
General Collar tab Imperial Japanese Army Officers collar/pocket tab for the Rank of Lieutenant General, combat/field uniform. I have 2 of these, but not a matching pair so being sold separately. Please get in touch if interested in pair.
Generals Dress Sword Imperial Japanese Army Officers Parade Sabre ( Type 19 Shin Gunto) for the Rank of General, has Tortoise shell handle and Clan/Family Mon on back strap of handle (could be used to trace General who owned it). In excellent condition retaining gold colour not brass and plating to blade, some minor dents to scabbard and nickel plate flecks. A real piece of History and rare.
Generals Officer collar tabs Imperial Japanese Army Officers Collar Tabs for the Rank of Lieutenant General (Divisional) Rikugun Chujo. Collar tabs issued from 1938 to 1945. These are in great used condition originals leather backed. It is possible these were originally a Generals and a star has been removed, see pics.
Generals Officer shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Officers Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Lieutenant General (Divisional) Rikugun Chujo. Issued from 1911 to 1938, although were worn by various Officers after those dates. These are originals in new condition type 5(5th year of the showa era or 1930), very rare and hard to obtain.
Generals shoulder boards Japanese Imperial Army Major Generals type 5 service shoulder boards, another really nice rare item bought in Japan.
Generals sword tassel Imperial Japanese Army Officer Rank of General Sword Tassel used in WW2. In good condition some damage to yellow tassel ends. see pictures otherwise a rare piece.
Generals Uniform The Summer Uniform of Lieutenant General - MIYAMOTO Kiyokazu (seiichi). Complete with Jacket, Breaches, Field Cap, Collar tabs and Medal tapes. This is the real deal in great condition (see pics) with only a few vintage moth holes. Have the History of Officer from the Rank of Colonel to Lt General including where stationed. If you require any more pics or info please contact me.
Goggles/Glasses case In the Japanese Style Goggles or Glasses leather carry case. Japanese reproduction in quality leather great for keeping Antique goggles or glasses safe, worn on belt.
Goggles/Glasses case Imperial Japanese Army Driving/wind goggles high class leather and fabric and carry case, side glass panels are missing on goggles otherwise in great condition. great package.
Going to war Banner Imperial Japanese Going to War Banner. Probably the best conditioned one you will see, one minor tear in rayon but otherwise in excellent condition. Original display bar and tassels.
Golden Kite Medal Imperial Japan - Order of the Golden Kite 7th Class, in case with collar button. Some minor damage to case and no clasp. Awarded for Distinguished Military Service, Rank rated and only issued to Japanese.
Great east asia war medal Imperial Japan Great East Asia War Medal. This medal was originally established in 1944 to commemorate the later stages of WW2, very few of the originals exist as destroyed by US forces before issue. Mainly later remakes available, 4 different types of various quality 1950/60.
Grenade type 99 Imperial Japanese Forces, Type 99 Hand and Rifle Grenade. Known by the Allied forces as the "Kiska Grenade" after the Island it was first captured on. Has be restored to original spec, has Arsenal marks and date of manufacture, inspection stamps. really lovely rare piece, completely safe and deactivated, certificate not required.
Grenade type 99 Imperial Japanese Forces Type 99 Hand and Rifle Grenade. Also Known as the Kiska Grenade after the Island First captured on. Has been restored to original spec, has the Arsenal marks and date of manufacture. Really lovely rare item, completely safe and deactivated, certificate not required for this item.
Grenade type 99 Imperial Japanese Military Grenade type 99, also known as the Kisska Hand and propelled Grenade. Named after the Island the US First captured some in Battle. This one has been restored to original pattern, only missing the paper wrap instructions. completely inert and safe no licence or certificate needed.
Hand book on Japanese Military forces Hand book on Japanese Military Forces, US War department - Green Hill books, Hard back book. Probably the most comprehensive book available on the Japanese WW2 WAR Machine, over 400 pages. covers every thing first developed for US officers in 1942 then revised in 1944.its definatly not a novice read, but its all in it.
Hand book on Japanese Military forces US War Department Handbook on Japanese Military Forces. with an introduction by David Isby and an afterword by Jeffrey Ethell. Paperback book. Book published in 1942 and updated in 1944 for its Officers in the Pacific. On all aspects of Japanese Military, very comprehensive book covering all aspects of tactics training and equipment. The serious militaria collectors info book, over 400 pages
Hata /Flag good luck Imperial Japanese Army soldiers Hata / Good Luck Flag, battle field damage, look at pictures. W82x72cm cotton with leather reinforced corners.
Hata /Flag good luck Imperial Japanese Army Hata Flag, battle field bring back nice condition for age, original piece. 84cm x 73cm
Hata /Flag good luck Imperial Japanese Army silk Hata /Prayer Flag, not translated. Large size 106cm x 69cm really nice display item at a great price.
Hata /Flag good luck Imperial Japanese Army Hata or known as Prayer flag. Prayer NAGAHISA the flag of expedition, for the Hiromaru Japanese Army (National Flag). In great condition, loads of inscriptions, Names and shrine official stamp. Great display piece size is 67cm x 110cm.
Heavy Gunners Proficincy Badge Imperial Japanese Army, Heavy Machine Gunners Proficiency Badge, most likely 2nd class, early issue.
IJA Duty officers Sash Imperial Japanese Army Officers Duty Officers Sash. Generally worn by that Days duty Officer, in barracks. This sash Is in excellent condition no damage or stains, one of the best I have seen.
IJA Field Artilary badge Imperial Japanese Army Field Artillery Rapid Firing Badge established in 1912.
IJA Lieutenants shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Officers shoulder boards for the Rank of Lieutenant, in original box. In excellent condition, rare in box.
IJA Machine gunner badge Imperial Japanese Army Light Machine Gun proficiency shooting badge 1929
IJA Plume for dress hat/cap Imperial Army dress hat/cap plume, fits into front badge on dress cap
IJA Shin Gunto Katana Imperial Japanese Army Officers Shin-Gunto Katana, 71cm Blade, gilt metal Tsuba, leather covered wooden Saya. Signed - OKADA KANE MORI SAKU - Circa 1940 hand made water tempered blade , Gendai.
IJA Shooting badge Imperial Japanese Army 3rd class shooting badge, first issued 1887.
IJA Shooting Badge Imperial Japanese Army 3rd class shooting proficiency badge, first issued in 1887. Excellent condition
IJA Shooting badge Imperial Japanese Army shooting badge 3rd class, first introduced in 1887. Minor damage to back clip.
IJA Shooting badge Imperial Japanese Army shooting proficiency badge 2nd class, first issued 1887. In excellent condition.
IJA Shooting badge Imperial Japanese Army Shooting badge 1st class, first introduced in 1887. Rare item.
IJA Soft cap Imperial Japanese Army Tropical Officers Combat soft cap, leather and silk lined with Officers Kanji.
IJA Soft cap Imperial Japanese Army Non Commissioned Officer and Enlisted Mans Combat soft cap, no liner.
IJA Soft cap Imperial Japanese Army Officers Combat soft cap, with name tag inside, excellent condition.
IJA Soft cap Imperial Japanese cap tails/flaps for use with the battle /soft cap. These are High quality copies made by Nakata Shoten, still really rare, and made from the original design and materials. originals almost impossible to find and if you do expect to pay more than £300 for it. Great for that finishing touch.
IJA Sword badge Imperial Japanese Army sword or bayonet proficiency badge 2nd class, late war ally model.
IJN SHOOTING BADGE Imperial Japanese Navy Marksmanship Badge 1911 - Shou ju shgeki youutou shou.
Imperial Guard Japanese Army Cap/Hat IGJA Hat/CAP with the officers initials inside cap
Imperial Japanese Army Dress hat Captain IJA Captains Dress hat in very good condition for age, has officers name on the interior of cap, all binding and brade work secure.
Imperial Japanese Army KYU GUN-TO Officers sword Very rare type 19 Company Officers sabre, nickel plated scabbard with leather field cover. Cavalry officers late 19th century, used in the Rosso and Manchuria Wars. Hand finished and fitted blade with matching numbers European style set up. Later favoured with Artillery Officers .Please note the Tassel is for display only and does not come with it.
Imperial Japanese army officers field cap IJA Officers field cap/hat with officers initials inside, and makers mark special order
Imperial Japanese Army Officers katana Imperial Japanese Army Officers Shin Gunto Katana. This is a mil steel blade with light corrosion to tip,hand finished and oil quenched. Kanji on both sides - Showa ju ku 1944 - Signed nobu mitsu. Blade & fittings in good condition for age see photos. Please note TASSEL IS FOR SHOW NOT INCLUDED sold separately.
Imperial Japanese Army Officers katana Imperial Japanese Army Officers shin gunto katana sword with Kanji on tang to both sides - Showa 1943 spring & signed TAKE HISA, factory made and hand finished, oil treated with W stamp on tang .Damage to locking pin. Please note Tassel sold separately for display only . Blade and fitting in good condition for age, see photos
Imperial Japanese Army Officers sword Japanese Army Officers Shin Gun-to katana 65.5cm blade with one mekugi-ana with family Mon to the tsuka (handle) see the pictures. The Blade is signed-NOSU SEKI JU-KOJIMA SAKU with seki stamp, hand made and finished circa 1940, long kizaki
Imperial Japanese Army Officers sword Japanese Army Officers Shin Gun-to katana with leather covered wooden saya (scabbard).The tang is signed to both sides with seki stamp -KANE-TSUGU SAKU and dated Showa 16 year = 1941. This is an important blade by an army approved smith 1m yen Grade RGT, hand forged GENDAI ,3rd seat in 1941 exhibition and studied under KANE-TOMO & SHIGE-TSUGU. Worth a read up on.
Imperial Japanese Army sword leather field cover Army Officers shin-gun-to katana, Battle blade damage but in original condition. Signed-NOSH-AKI-AGOWA KANE-TOSHI NORI KAREZO. Cira 1930 China Incident. A lovely original untouched blade.
Imperial Japanese Army Sword Officers Japanese Army company officers Shin Gun-to katana (Long blade) metal saya (scabbard) probably a cut down Tachi. Blade is old family one not signed 17th Century, YAMATO SCHOOL STYLE with harimono dagger and good luck symbols. Has family mon of Tomoe on the Tsuka (handle), this was a high ranked family. Tassel sold separately for display only
Imperial Japanese Naval Officers sword Navy Officers Kai-gun-to katana, showa era with 26 inch blade, midare hamon, Nakagao with signature-KANE MOTO and dated 1942 koki ni ju roku haku ni n-en and stamped seki control mark (pos ANDO KANE MOTO) great sword see pictures
Imperial Japanese Naval Sword Officers Japanese Navy Officers Kia-gunto katana sword with brown tassel. Signed tang-NOSHU SEKI JU HATTORI MASA HERO SAKU, with a cold stamped seki mark, no date but circa 1940. nice original untouched condition blade, see photos.
Imperial Japanese Navy Officers hat/cap with summer cover IJN officers hat/cap with officers name inside and removable summer cover white
Iron Tsuba Wakizashi Samurai Wakizashi Iron Tsuba with inlay in brass and copper, has signature. Edo period, heavy weight.
Japanese Army Boots Imperial Japanese Army Officers Black Leather Boots
Japanese Army Hand book Japanese Army Hand book 1939 to 1945 by A J Barker. A book written by Lt Col A J Barker a well known military historian, information on all you will need to know, tactics, equipment and many other issues. great overview of this period. old book but good easy read.
Japanese Army Uniforms & Equipment Japanese Army Uniforms and Equipment 1939 - 1945, by Ron Dilley, Almark publications. A guide to the uniforms, ranks, and arms weapons of the Japanese Army WW2. Illustrated with numerous drawings and photographs. A good starter book for the Japanese Militaria collector, rare and copied on google net.
Japanese going to War Banner WW2 going to War Hata (banner/flag).The 4 large Kanji say "Get the Victory and Triumphant return". The senders of the banner are the people of the "Shinkoga district" on banner. 310x69cm and made of Raylon, has hessian string and compressed paper pole for hanging all original and in very good condition.
Japanese Korean Medal Imperial Japan - Korean Annexation Commemorative Medal, established in 1912/1910. Forced occupation of Korea by Japanese Forces, rare type of medal.
Japanese Large Meat Ball Flag Japanese large Meat Ball style Flag made in cotton, supposably for the 1936 Olympics, stamped with Olympic rings and German Eagle etc. Size88x160cm, see pics and judge for self, really nice flag.
Japanese Red Cross Medal Japanese Red Cross Medal with blue rosette (life member) and button.
Japanese Sword book The Connoisseur's Book of JAPANESE SWORDS by Kokan Nagayama. An in depth look at the Japanese Sword, modern in English study book well recommended by todays experts, great reference material.
Japan\'s Imperial Conspiracy Japan's Imperial Conspiracy, How Emperor Hirohito led Japan into War against the West by David Bergamini. This book will cause a major readjustment in western views of Oriental history. A real big Read, big book, cover taty but no damage to book.
Jingasa Samurai hat Mid Edo period Jingasa (soldiers hat), with family crest and fitting probably from latter date. this is in great condition for age.
Kai-Gunto Navy Sword Imperial Japanese Naval Officers Kai-Gunto Katana, with leather field cover. The Tang is signed - KANE MICHI and dated 1942 - has the cold stamped Seki mark, the Hamon of - in original polish some minor marks and fine scratches. All fittings in beautiful condition, fitting under leather cover in almost new appearance.
Kai-Gunto Navy Sword Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Kia-Gunto Katana in Samegawa Saya, Handmade Gendaito Blade, signed "NOSHU SEKI KANE NORI KIAU SAKU" nice visible hamon.
Kamikaze Book Kamikaze - Japan's suicide samurai, paper back book by Raymond Lamont-Brown
Kamikaze Book KAMIKAZE Japans suicide samurai. By Raymond Lamont-Brown, Hard back version of this great informative book.
Kamikaze Book KAMIKAZE Japan's Suicide Samurai, by Raymond Lamont-Brown. Hard back edition. The story behind the infamous Japanese Kamikaze.
Kamikaze Pilots Dirk Nice Kamikaze Pilots Dirk blade in shira saya, possibly hand forged blade but many were mas produced and awarded to the Pilots in a ceremony before they embarked, some cracking to wood saya but held firm by Bamboo wrap.
Katana Sword Stand Japanese Sword stand for Tachi or Katana, made from wood and black lacquered. Some minor damage to back area lacquer but not really noticeable. Has the Mon of the shoguns family. A really nice display stand for that special Blade.
Kempeitai Arm Band Imperial Japanese Military Kempeitai "Gendarme" secret police arm band, 1930/WW2 Indochina. Looks to be an original, but i cant guarantee this see pics.
Large Imperial Japan Style Flag Very Large Imperial Japan Meat Ball Style Flag in good condition, few minor faults. Size 130cm x 230cm a real wall filler, possibly an events or barrack flag.
Leather Map/ command Bag Imperial Japanese Army Officers Leather Command/ Map Bag, with belt connector straps, has the officers name inside (not translated). In excellent condition only 1 small tear to flap, leather all treated and cleaned, stitching tight.
Leg wraps / puttees Imperial Japanese Navy Puttee / leg wraps, navy blue and in perfect condition. Originals bought from Japan.
Leg wraps / puttees Imperial Japanese Army Leg wraps / puttees, issue for all with kanji, probably soldiers name in good order. Please note have many more if you want different pattern shade etc, get in touch.
Leg wraps / puttees Imperial Japanese Police or Navy Leg wraps/Puttees matching pair in great condition
Leg wraps / puttees Imperial Japanese Army Puttees/ Leg wraps, light weight, summer Jungle issue made in hessian rather than wool or cotton. Also in great condition.
Leg wraps / puttees Imperial Japanese Army or Naval Landing Force Leg Wraps/Puttees complete with issue tags, wool in fabulous condition, high quality.
Leiutenants admin dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Administration Dress Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Lieutenant - Pair Boxed. In excellent condition (Unissued).
Lieutenant Colonel Dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Officers Dress Shoulder Boards for the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, in fair condition for age.
Lieutenant colonels shoulder board Imperial Japanese Army Officers Shoulder Board for the Rank of Lieutenant Colonel single. In fair condition
Major admin dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Administration Dress Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Major - Pair Boxed. In excellent condition (Unissued).
Major shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Officers Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Major - Pair Boxed. in excellent condition
Majors Dress Uniform Imperial Japanese Majors Full Dress (Medical Branch) Parade Uniform. Jacket, Trousers and Kepi Hat, complete with boxed shoulder boards and dress sash, feather plume for hat. Named Kepi with paper dated showa 9 (1935), the tunic is earlier. some minor moth hole to trousers, tunic, hat and accessories in perfect condition. Rare complete item.
Manchukuo foundation medal Imperial Japanese - Manchukuo National Foundation Merit Medal - Established in 1933 to commemorate the birth of a Nation in the previous year. Known as the puppet Nation of Japan.
Map Case Imperial Japanese Army Pen, pencil and accessories organiser pad for Map Case, made in good grade leather, not seen so often.
Meat Ball Flag Japanese National Flag of the Meat Ball design In new condition, great for display back ground. 100x55 cm with loop and tie, made from cotton.
Meat Ball Hata Flag Japanese WW2 Original Meat Ball Hata Flag in new mint condition from old stock storage in Japan. Made from cotton with leather reinforced corner ties. Size 75X86cm.
Medal Imperial Japan Medal - Order of the Sacred Treasure 3rd Class in original box, early issue pre WW2 with Jacket button, really nice condition.
Medal ribbon bar Imperial Japanese Medal Ribbon Bar for - Taisho Enthronement, 1914-15-20 War Medal and the Sacred Treasure Medal.
Medal ribbon bar Japanese Military Ribbon Bar - 1930s Order of rising sun China incident Redcross medal Manchurian incident war medal Manchukuo national foundation medal
Medal ribbon bar Military Japanese Medal Ribbon Bar 1931. China Incident Medal Order of the Rising Sun Medal
Medal ribbon bar Imperial Japanese Medal ribbon bar for - Rising sun / China incident and the Red Cross Medals, more than likely Enlisted man / NCO or Seaman / Petty Officer.
Medal ribbon bar Imperial Japanese Forces Medal ribbon bar, a well travelled possibly Officer or senior enlisted man, some rare ribbons.
Medic Arm Band Imperial Japanese Army/Navy Medic or Nurses Arm/ chest band. Does not slip on sleeve has to be fixed ie stitched.
Medical Army Officers Dress sash Imperial Japanese Army Officers Dress Belt/sash, worn over the dress coat/jacket. This green/blue type is for a Medical Officer of the rank Lieutenant to Captain, Company Officer. In great condition no faults or issues.
Mess Tin Imperial Japanese Military Mess tin or Hangou meaning cooking pot. The lid and tray marked with the Nigiraya company trade mark but the body has a different mark, it is dated Showa 18 (1943). Nice complete used piece in good used condition.
Mess Tin Imperial Japanese Military Mess Tin or Hangou, known as cooking pot has company marks of the Nigiriya company and I believe dated 1941. In good clean condition with much of the original paint, missing the extra internal tray.
Mess Tin Imperial Japanese Forces Mess tin, cooking pot, Hango. This is the unusual one believed to be issued to the Naval Landing force troops Enlisted man. Seen several of these marked Navy in kanji, Also known as type 92.
Mess Tin Imperial Japanese Army Mess Tin, Hangou meaning cooking pot. has variety of manufacture stamps, in good used condition.
Mid Edo Iron Tsuba Iron Tsuba Mid EDO period from the Shoami School. Carved river bank scene with gold & silver inlay - signed but hard to make out see pic.
Midshipman shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Midshipman/Warrant officer - Pair . In excellent condition.
Military Bag Imperial Japanese Military pouch, missing bottom leather strap otherwise in great condition, don't know storage use. Might just be the pouch you have been looking for to store that bit of kit.
Military Bag gas/chemical Imperial Japanese Military Gas and Chemical protection cape in original bag. Bag is made from low quality rayon/cotton ad not waterproof and the cape is made from waxed paper, and includes strings to adjust. Rare and in like new condition, with manufacture stamps.
Military Glasses Imperial Japanese Forces, generally Army Sun and cold weather Glasses also used as flying glasses, blue lenses. These are in great condition, original Item.
Military Glasses Imperial Japanese Forces mainly Army cold weather and sun Glasses also used as flying glasses (Army air force) Clear lenses in great working condition, used in Munchuria and WW2.
Military Swords of JAPAN 1868-1945 Military Swords of Japan 1868-1945 by Richard Fuller and Ron Gregory. Soft back version with notes from previous owner, only as pictured dose not have any other damage. great informative book on militaria swords of Japan, a must for all collectors.
Military Swords of JAPAN 1868-1945 Military Swords of Japan 1868-1945 by Richard Fuller and Ron Gregory in hard back version, in good complete condition. All military sword collectors essential book for info.
Military Swords of JAPAN 1868-1945 Military Swords of Japan 1869-1945, by Richard Fuller and Ron Gregory. Essential guide to Military swords of Japan, now out of print and rising in prices.
Mine Proficiency Badge - special price xmas Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Mine Proficiency Badge 1919/1929-1946, Awarded to Commanders of mine operation units 1st class. Rare chance to own one of these, most at the bottom of the Ocean.
Morse code Telegraph Imperial Japanese Forces, plug in Telegraph morse code
Munchukuo National Foundation Medal Imperial Japan - Manchukuo National Foundation Merit Medal - Established in 1933 to commemorate the birth of a nation in the previous year. New state in china.
Muzzle Cover Imperial Japanese Navy Type 35 Arisaka Rifle Muzzle cover. Rare pre ww2 Navy item
Nambu Holster Imperial Japanese Army Officers Nambu Holster for the Type 26 Pistol, in excellent condition complete with cleaning rod.
Nambu Holster Imperial Japanese Army Pistol Holster in Leather for the Nambu Type 14, brass fittings clean and great condition.
Naval Hat Tally Imperial Japanese Navy Enlisted Mans Donald Duck Hat Tally. Translation- GREAT JAPAN IMPERIAL NAVY Early issue type as printed not embroidery
Naval Hat Tally Imperial Japanese Naval Sailors Hat Talley, in purple with gold printed kanji - IZUMO CRUISER IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY. Included is info on Ship, can not guarantee this is original and not a souvenir came from marine store.
Naval Landing Force Cap Imperial Japanese Naval Landing Force side/soft cap for Petty Officer WW2 Issue tag inside hat. in excellent condition. Genuine item.
Naval Landing Force Cap Imperial Japanese Naval Landing Force Officers Side/soft Cap WW2 issue with Name tag. Genuine item in great used condition.
Naval Officers Summer Uniform Imperial Japanese Naval Officers Summer Dress Uniform Complete, officers name in all items ready for research. Tunic, trousers and peaked hat with summer cover. All items are WW2 period except the (Rear Admirals) shoulder boards which are post war Japanese originals. A rare chance to own a genuine complete piece of history.
Navy Badges Navy Badges , Insignia, collar tabs and shoulder boards. Please get in touch if there is any thing you are looking for, for availability, pricing. Continually buying and selling. Please not some displayed could be sold
Navy Dirk Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Dirk (dagger), Revised model 1883-1945, in good original condition. Brass Fittings ,gold gilded. Early High quality issue, possibly nickle plated blade handle not been removed.
Navy Dirk (Dagger) Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Dirk - aka Kaigun Tanken with hand forged blade, not signed in copper and brass fittings. Revised model 1883-1945. In good condition.
Navy Dress Sword Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Sabre from 1896 to1930 Known as kyu-Gunto, replaced by the Kia-Gunto katana blade. There are many varieties including Family blade versions.
Navy Dress Sword Imperial Japanese Dress Sabre from 1896 to1930ish (kyu-gunto) brown ray skin Saya, replaced by the Kai-Gunto sword 1930 to 1945.
Navy Enlisted Man Soft Cap Imperial Japanese Navy Enlisted Mans WW2 soft duty cap. High quality black, issue patch inside, named sailor. very rare especially in this condition
Navy Enlisted Man Soft Cap Imperial Japanese Naval Enlisted Mans summer/hot weather soft cap, original but with newer badge. In great original condition, rare as most used after war as civilian caps.
Navy Flag Imperial Japanese Navy Signal Flag (numeral pendant) for number 1. Seen better days but vey rare, most stayed with and went down with the Ships. some damage but great shape.
Navy Gloves Imperial Japanese Navy - Naval Landing Force gloves, in super condition for age.
Navy Kai-Gunto sword Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Kia-Gunto Katana with manufactured rust proof Navy approved blade. Manufactures mark on Tang, Wood Saya with leather service cover. Nice clean blade.
Navy officers hat badge Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Cap /Hat Badge. in fair condition see pics.
Navy Officers Summer Soft Cap Imperial Japanese WW2 Officers soft summer duty cap, with Officers Name Tag inside - Second Lieutenant OKINAKA AKIRA. Genuine issue item in original condition, rare piece.
Navy pilot Sennibari WW2 most likely Navy Officers Sennibari (sash of one thousand stiches) in the very rare double sided black/blue of the Navy, more than likely a pilots property. this would have been an costly item to produce. in good condition for age some fraying in places.
Navy Sailors Uniform WW2 Imperial Japanese Navy Sailors Complete Uniform, rank patch and Donald Duck hat. The rank of Leading seaman Engineers section, all parts dated 1944 and name tags completed, ready for further research. Another genuine piece of history from WW2, very rare in this condition and complete.
NCO Sword knot/tassel IJA Non commissioned Officers (NCO) leather 21" sword tassel / knot, in excellent condition.
NCO Attendants Badge Imperial Japanese Army Non Commissioned Officers (NCO) Attendance Badge, given for 6 years good conduct service to enlisted men from 1904 - . Believe this to good Repo
NCO Belt with Sword Hanger Imperial Japanese Army Non commissioned officers sword belt and hanger, possibly field adapted version for promotion, showing age and battle scars. nice original item.
NCO Sword Imperial Japanese Army Type 95 Gunto (sword) for NCO Rank, factory made, matching serial numbers 17795 blade / saya. 1st pattern GIFU modified ITO wrap casting to fit around screw, Army Arsenal Kokura Factory mark, Nagoya Army Arsenal inspection mark. Pre 1940 model in original condition, untouched.
NCO Sword Imperial Japanese Army NCO Sword with matching serial numbers, stamps of the Kokura Arsenal and inspection mark with the Kobe Shoten shop stamp. Unusually sharp blade with some nicks along cutting edge, over all in really nice condition original paint and fittings.
NCO Sword Knot/tassel Imperial Japanese Army NCO knot/Sword Tassel leather for the early brass swords with buckle. This is not an original but a good quality copy difficult to tell.
NCO Sword Knot/tassel Imperial Japanese Army / Navy NCO leather sword Tassel / Knot, original in great condition leather treated with balm for longer life. Getting very hard to find in this condition.
Officer cadet merchant Japanese Merchant Navy officers shoulder board for the Rank of Officer Cadet - single. Fair condition for age.
Officers Boots Imperial Japanese Army Officers (Junior) Cavalry long leather boots, size 11.0 as stamped on side of boot. In perfect condition some light scuffs to toe.
Officers Cold Weather Coat Imperial Japanese Army Officers cold weather Extreme Great Coat, this is the rarer rabbit fur version and dated 1944 in mint condition. Size is large and made oversized to fit over winter uniforms, great piece of kit. Call for details fit etc.
Officers Hata /Flag Imperial Japanese Army Officers High quality silk Hata/Flag. This is personally named to Colonel EISUKE SUZUKI the commanding officer of the 135th Infantry Regiment of the Imperial Japanese Army top says "good fortunes in war" and is named to the right side to the Colonel. The 135th Infantry were destroyed almost completely on Saipan in July 1944. Size 36x24 inches and in pure silk.
Officers over Belt Imperial Japanese Army Officers Uniform Over belt, used over top of jacket to stop pistol holster, map case and other straps from moving about. Very rare uniform item as just used as belt after war.
Officers Scroll Belt Imperial Japanese Senior Officers Scroll / waist Belt, Army or Navy but more known for Navy Pilot officers, in good used condition, buttons show signs of being moved from vertical. Rare service item. This one was part of a lot from the relatives of a Navy Pilot Officer other items was Life jacket and head bands.
Officers Sword Belt Imperial Japanese Officer Wide combat sword belt and map case carrier.
Okinawa 1945 Book OKINAWA 1945, final assault on the Empire. By Simon Foster, in Hard back edition. An American point of view
Order of Rising Sun 3rd Class Imperial Japan Order of the Rising Sun Third Class Medal (Medium Ribbon Award). First Awarded in 1875, this is an early issue, the case has decorative catch and gold inscription on case, made from sterling silver. Has some damage to catch and ribbon but good for age.
Order of sacred treasure 4th class Imperial Japan Medal Order of the Sacred Treasure 4th Class. Established in 1888. This is an early issue as it has the rivets on reverse side pre WW2, with button pin. In excellent condition.
Parts Parts for Shin-Gunto & Kia-Gunto and others. Tsuka, Seppa, tsuba various sizes and quality, Ishizuke various patern, Kaboto Gane, Sarute, and much more, constantly buying parts for projects. Please call or email for availability and items required. might have just what you need to finish that project.
Petty officers cap badge Imperial Japanese Navy, Chief Petty Officers Cap/Hat Badge
Pilot Gloves Imperial Japanese Navy Pilots Winter/cold weather Flying Gloves, rabbit fur lined, name patch on out side and issue maker tag inside. In good useable order no holes or tears. These are high quality replicas made by Nakata Soten, made using original design and materials.
Pilot Gloves Imperial Japanese Navy Pilots Leather Summer/warm weather Flying gloves, leather outer with cotton liner. In good used condition.
Pilots Graduation Badge - special price xmas Imperial Japanese Pilots Graduation Badge for NCO. Established in Taisho 1923 there were two classes, Silver for Officers and Bronze for Non-Commissioned Officers. Officers Silver was abolished in 1940 but the NCOs continued till end of War in 1945. Size is 37.5x51.6mm, also has pilots name etched on back and training facility. Late war version made from silver and bronze originals very rare.
Pilots Summer Hat/Helmet Imperial Japanese Army Flying Corp Pilots Summer/warm weather flight Helmet/Hat WW2. Has the original ear noise reduction pads still stitched in very rare. Leather still soft, pliable and clean. in excellent condition couple of scratches small hole, not serious, see pictures.
Pistol Imperial Japan Nambu type 14 pistol, deactivated with certificate to latest legal requirement.
Prisoners of SANTO TOMAS Prisoners of SANTO TOMAS by Celia Lucas, book telling the story of Isla Corfield taken prisoner in Shanghai 1940 till her rescue in 1945 by the US Airborne.
Private first class dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Dress Sholder Boards for the rank of Private First Class - pair. In excellent condition (Unissued).
Rank Tabs Imperial Japanese Army Officers Type 98 collar tabs for the Rank Lieutenant General (1938) in Original box. Very rare item in this condition, used on combat uniform.
Rank Tabs Imperial Japanese Army Officers collar tabs for the Rank of Major General, type 98 pair used on combat uniform late WW2.
Rear admirals shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Rear Admiral - Pair. In great condition.
Red cross medal Imperial Japan Red Cross, life members Medal in original box, nice clean ribbon. Pre 1941 issue as made from sterling silver, later medal of aluminium.
Red Cross Medal Red Cross Members Medal
Rising Sun 8th Class Imperial Japan Order of the Rising Sun 8th class medal, in WW2 & post War case, also awarded to veterans after war. In nice clean condition, solid silver.
Rising Sun 8th Class Order of the Rising Sun 8th Class Medal in original box, some damage to box see pics
Russo War Medal Imperial Japan Russo War Medal 1904 to1905. Meiji era in original box with bar ribbon/strip. In near perfect condition.
Samurai Fan, Tessen Japanese Samurai Tessen - War fan, made from bamboo and rise paper original Edo period or older. In great condition for age, no rips or tears.
Samurai Helmet Zunari Kabuto (helmet) of Yoroi (armour) Japanese Edo period. Made from iron then coated in lacquer with Maetate and display stand. some minimal damage to lacquer in places, but otherwise in great original condition.
Secound class private dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army E/M Dress shoulder boards for the rank of Secound class private - Pair. In excellent condition (Unissued).
Secound Lieutenants admin dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Administration Dress Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Secound Leiutenant - Pair Boxed. In excellent condition (Unissued)
Secound Lieutenants Dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Officers Dress Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Secound Lieutenant. In fair condition for age.
Secound Lieutenants shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Officers shoulder Boards for the Rank of Secound Lieutenant - Pair Boxed. In excellent condition.
Secrets of the Samurai book Secrets of the Samurai, The Martial Arts of Feudal Japan by Oscar Ratti / Adele Westbrook. A detailed study of the secrets of the Samurai Arts, weapons , strategies, techniques and much more. As you can see a big book.
Senior Army Officers Dress Sash Imperial Japanese Army Officers Dress sash/belt worn over the Dress tunic/jacket, for the rank of Field Officer, Major to full Colonel. In fabulous condition no damage, rare in this condition.
SENSU Fan Japanese Sensu Vintage Fan, made from bamboo and paper with meatball logo, Tokonaga. Has kanji characters on stem and paper. Great display item.
SENSU Fan Vintage original Japanese Sensu - Fan, high quality lacquard bamboo. kanji characters on paper probably owners name.
Sensu Fan Japanese Sensu fans for Japanese Kagura (Shinto music). Made from blacked bamboo and paper about 30 years old, vintage. will make great backdrop display.
Sergeant major dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Dress Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Sergeant Major - Pair Boxed. In excellent condition (Unissued).
Sergent dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Dress Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Sergeant - Pair Boxed. In excellent condition.
Shin-Gunto Katana Imperial Japanese Army Officers Shin Gunto Katana (MANTETSU). Iron metal Saya - all original set up, blade 26inches and signed and dated - KOAISSIN (ASIA- ONE HEART) MANTETSU SAKU and SHOWA MIZUNOTO HITSUJI HARU (SPRING 1943). The Hamon is Suguha (straight line). In beautiful clean condition, original polish.
Shin-Gunto Katana Imperial Japanese Army Officers light weight Shin-gunto Katana. Gendaito with 68cm tightly forged light weight blade with undulating Ko - Gunome Hamon in nioi and Ko - Nashi Ji Hada visible across whole blade, full length Bohi groves both sides. Tang signed - SHOSHINSHI FUKOMOTO KANEMUNE TSUKERU, son of FUKOMOTO AMAHIDE. Original wartime polish showa stamp.
Shin-Gunto Katana Imperial Japanese Army Officers Shin-gunto Katana in iron saya, blade 64.2 cm with Midare Hamon, showa stamp with 1 mekugi anna and signed KANE MASA. Name of village or Officer painted on saya. Realy nice original combat sword
Shokan Book Shokan Hirohito's Samurai, leaders of the Japanese Armed forces, 1926 - 1945. by Richard Fuller.
Showa Enthronement Showa Enthronement Commemorative Medal. Emperor Hirohito Ascended to the Throne upon his fathers death in 1926, ceremonies held in 1928. Awarded to those for participation in ceremonies.
Showa Enthronement 1928 Showa Enthronement Commemorative Medal 1928. Emperor HIROHITO (Tairei), for participation in celebration ceremonies
Signed Daisho Tsuba Daisho style Tsuba Set, Edo period 1800-1849. The theme is Warriors and signed NAOMICHI with gold seals, material is detailed carved iron work. They are 78.9x76.3mm and 76.4x73mm.
Silver Dress Sword Tassel Imperial Japanese Army Officers Dress Sword Tassel. Silver Admin/ Non Combat Officer Staff, high quality silver braid , heavy.
Sino War medal Imperial Japan War Medal First Sino dispatch 1894-1895, medal reputed to be made from captured canons. Issued to participants in conflict in China.
Small Altar Table Bundai A small kiri wood Altar table of the standard, Bundai traditional form. The top in Roiro lacquer the rest in vermillion lacquer with gold highlights, a single draw. The whole unit strips down for transport or storage, tashio / showa period, great for you shrine or displaying a sword on.
Staff Car Flag Imperial Japan Senior Officers Staff Car Battle Flag, fitted to marble plinth for show / desk display. In great Condition.
Sub Lieutenants shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Sub-Lieutenant - Pair Boxed, but used. In Great Condition.
Superior private dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Dress Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Superior Private - Pair. In excellent condition (Unissued).
Superior private dress shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Army Dress Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Superior Private - Pair. In fair condition
Sword Bag Hand made silk sword bag for Tanto, too small for wakizashi, high quality lovely item New.
Sword Bag Japanese silk sword bag with tie tassels for Katana or o'wakizashi , lovely condition
Sword Bag Japanese sword bag silk mix with liner and tie tassel in good condition used for o'wakizashi/wakizashi.
Sword Bag Japanese swords bag mixed silks and lined for Tanto in great used condition
Sword Bag Japanese hand made sword bag for o'wakizashi or wakizashi in size, nice clean used condition.
Sword Bag Large Japanese hand made silk lined sword bag for katana, in great used condition no damage, plain outside decorated liner. Missing tassels of tie rope.
Sword Bag Nice plain good quality sword bag for Katana or Wakizashi light blue outside and white silk liner. Great value for money, plain but does the job well.
Sword Bag Hand made Japanese silk sword bag for Katana/wakizashi not lined good quality great value.
Sword Bag Hand made Japanese sword bag for Katana, large bag loads of room, red silk liner, traditional exterior design. In perfect condition no damage or faults.
Sword Bag Good quality standard silk sword bag in purple, katana size plenty of space for fittings new.
Sword Bag New silk Tanto sword bag with tie tassels, gold and silver work high quality.
Sword Bag Japanese Army Dress sword bag, needs a little bit of stitching otherwise in fair condition for age, original.
Sword Belt Imperial Japanese Army Officers, Combat Utility Sword Belt. High quality and in great condition.
Sword Handle Cover Imperial Japanese Army Shin-Gunto Tsuka (handle) leather protective cover.
Sword Hanger Imperial Japanese Army Officers Sword Hanger, Nickle plated. in excellent working order, as worn with wide sword belt.
Sword Hanger Imperial Japanese Officers Chain Sword Hanger, brass with nickel plate, nice heavy original piece, has the extra hang hook.
Sword Hanger Imperial Japanese Army leather sword hanger, to fit onto standard issue belt used by NCOs and Officers. Great original and rare complete piece.
Sword paper Traditional Japanese natural sword cleaning paper/cloth. For those who insist on cleaning there blades the original traditional way, each pack contains 2 sheets of hand made paper. good for restocking your sword maintenance box.
Sword Stand High Quality Solid Oak Double sword stand, very strong and sturdy.
Sword Stand Antique 3 tier Sword stand, double image so reversible depending on display, matt and gloss lacquer work. this item is in great condition.
Sword Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Army Dress Sword Tassel/knot for Field Officer Rank - Major to Colonel. Some minor damage but overall in good condition, a very rare Tassel.
Sword Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Sword Tassel / knot, pre - 1934 for Company Officer the Rank of LT to Captain used on Kyu - Gunto and sabres. In perfect like new condition.
Sword Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Officers Dress gold Sword Tassel / knot for company officer rank LT to Captain. In original box and in perfect condition
Sword Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Army Company Officers Sword Tassel / knot for LT to Captain, Some fading to blue otherwise in good used condition.
Sword Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Company Officers Sword Tassel / knot for the Rank of LT to Captain, in good original condition some fading to blue.
Sword Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Army Officers Company Sword Tassel/Knot for the rank of LT to Captain, blue brown. Old style long in A1 condition
Sword Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Army Officers sword tassel/knot for a Company Officer, rank of LT to Captain blue and brown. Colour is good condition overall very good some minor fray where wrapped on sarute, guaranteed original acquired in Japan.
Sword Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Army Officers Company sword tassel / knot, for the ranks of LT to Captain. 1930s style slim and long strapping in A1 condition original, not many of these still around.
Sword Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Army Officers Sword Tassel/Knot for company officer rank LT to Captain, in A1 condition.
Sword Tassel Army Oficer Imperial Japanese Army Officers Sword Knot/Tassel for Field Officer, the Rank of Major to full Colonel. In A1 condition overall some minor frays where attached to sarute, but good and strong, WW2 short issue getting very hard to Find in this condition.
Sword Tassel Navy Officers Imperial Japanese Navy Officers, Dress Sword Tassel / Knot for Senior Ranks, Commander and above. In great used condition no damage.
Sword Tassel Navy Officers Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Sword Tassel/Knot, for all Officer Ranks, brown in colour. These are also used for Civilian rank officers swords. some very minor fabric pulls but overall no damage.
Sword Tassel Navy Officers Imperial Japanese Navy Officers sword tassel / knot in A1 condition. Can also be used for the Civilian Officers sword.
Sword Tassel Navy Officers Imperial Japanese Navy Officers sword tassel/knot some damage to woggle and tassel(paint), but otherwise in good condition see pic's. Can also be used on Civilian Officers Sword.
The 1914-15 War Medal Imperial Japan. The 1914 to 1915 War Medal, to commemorate the dispatch of forces to Tsinqtao, fighting alongside the British against the German forces. An Honorable victory for the Japanese. Really nice clean example of this rare medal, some minor cracks to box see pictures, structure sound.
The SAMURAI SWORD a Hand Book The SAMURAI SWORD a Hand Book, by John M Yumoto, Hard Back. A good reference book for all interested in the Japanese Sword. Definatly the first book to a collection easy to read and understand.
The SAMURAI SWORD a Hand Book The Samurai Sword a Hand Book by John M Yumoto. Hard Back book version. Great sword reference book, good overview of the subject this is a early issue version well read but still in good condition.
Tsuba Copper Tanto or Wakizashi Copper Tsuba for Tanto or Wakizashi, Edo period 1830. School - Kinko (or Tsuchya) Two Dragons with the Tama jewel and signed - YASUCHIKA probably 3rd Generation. Lovely collectable piece.
TSUBA SUKASHI ZOGAN Iron Tsuba, probably early Edo period circa 18c, with gold and silver inlay work. Sukashi Zogan.
Tsuba Sukashi Zogan Japanese Samurai Iron Tsuba, early Edo Genroku Period Circa 1700. Possibly Heianjo Zogan with brass inlay and Sukashi, some corrosion.
Type 30 Bayonet Imperial Japanese Army Type 30 Bayonet, serial number - 76028.Aisan Kogyo Arsenal stamp and the Nagoya triangle stamp, all in great original condition, rarer double stamp.
Type 4 pinaple Granade Imperial Japanese Type 4 Pineapple Grenade from the Shigaraki Kiln (brown). Produced to protect the home land and issued to Military defence forces and citizens.
Type 4 pineapple grenade Imperial Japanese Pineapple Grenade SETO kiln (Dark brown glazed). Issued to home land Defence forces and Citizens.
Type 4 Pineapple Grenade Imperial Japanese Type 4 Pineapple Grenade for SETO kiln (White glazed). For issue to homeland Defence forces and citizens, made from clay.
Type 90 Helmet imperial Japanese Army type 90 Helmet. Original helmet reconditioned internal strapping as re-issued to the Tai Army after the war by US forces. great helmet at a great price for a rare helmet.
Type 90 Helmet Imperial Japanese Army type 90 (model 32) combat Helmet used prior and throughout WW2. These Helmets are becoming rare to find in original condition. This one has the canvas liner late war even rarer, has a replacement strap but is accompanied by the remainder of the original. The lettering would be the size of the helmet and regiment and name of soldier.
Veterans Association Badge Imperial Japanese Army and Naval Veterans Association Badge - Reserves / Home Guard. This is the large size. Given to ex service personnel.
Veterans Association Badge Imperial Japanese Army/Naval Veterans Association Badge - Group or Vice leaders Badge - orange enamelled. missing back pin.
Veterans Association badge Imperial Japanese Army / Navy Veterans Association Badge for Reserves/Home guard Size Large
Veterans Association badge Imperial Japanese Army / Navy Veterans Association Badge, Reserves/Home Guard size Small.
Veterans Association badge Imperial Japanese Navy Veterans Association Badge. Kaigun-Kyoukai. Early One.
Victory Medal WW1 Japanese Victory Campaign Medal Allied Nations.
Wakizashi in koshirae Japanese Samurai Wakizashi 16th century, blade is 19.5 inches nakago appears suriage signed-BISHU OSAFUNE SUKE SADA and dated-TEN MON NI GATSU HI 1533, NI JU HABAKI. Over all a nice sword
Wakizashi Tsuba Iron Tsuba, Shinchu Fukurin, and signed KUNIHIRO. Iron with Brass ring surround.
Waraji Straw sandals Waraji straw sandals traditionally worn with Tabi socks. Used as the foot ware through time from the Samurai day through to modern time, hand made in Japan. These are size 8 or 9 estimated toes should overlap front.
Waraji Straw sandals Waraji Straw sandals, Traditionally worn with Tabi socks, these are estimated size 5 or 6. Hand made in Japan.
Water Bottle Imperial Japanese Navy water bottle, generally used by the Naval Landing Forces Enlisted ranks. This one has the name of sailor on front, in excellent condition complete with all parts.
Water Bottle Imperial Japanese Navy issue Water bottle, late WW2, Generally used by the Naval Landing Force. This one probably captured and used by USMC soldier stationed in the GIFU Province and with his name, still in great condition.
Water Bottle Imperial Japanese Army water bottle, type 94 canteen this one complete with the wood stopper in great clean condition with manufacturers stamps on base and partial initials on strapping.
Water Bottle Imperial Japanese Army water bottle, type 94 design model most common ww2 this one with cork field repaired stopper. Manufacturer stamp on base with date and place of production.
Water Bottle Imperial Japanese Army water bottle, for NCO and Enlisted men type
Winter Hat Imperial Japanese Army cold climate / winter hat, issued to troops serving in Manchuria and other China cold climate areas, in original used condition, some damage to back of neck not visible when rolled back. See badges, as have these available if you require, i have left in original state.
WW2 Admiral officer Navy (repro) WW2 Admiral officers Navy collar tabs pair. Believe these to be reproduction of later date.
WW2 Aircraft Voltmeter Imperial Japanese Naval Aircraft Voltmeter, manufacture stamp on rear, date etc. Don't at this point know the Aircraft it comes from other than it has the Naval stamp on the case. Aluminium and bakelite case.
WW2 Aircraft Amp meter Believed to be a WW2 Amp meter, can not guarantee this, although all the research says it is, made of bakelight has star stamp on case, some kanji on dc fuse? Do not know at this point which Aircraft has come from. note there is some cracks to case by screw.
WW2 Captain officer Navy (repro) WW2 Captain officer Navy collar tabs pair. Believe these to be reproduction of later date.
WW2 Commander officer Navy (repo) WW2 Commander officer Navy collar tabs pair. Believed to be reproductions of later date.
WW2 Commander officer Navy (repro) WW2 Commander officer navy collar tabs pair. Believe these to be reproductions of later date.
WW2 Ensign officer Navy (repro) WW2 Ensign officer Navy collar tabs pair. Believe these to be reproductions of later date.
WW2 Japanese signal Flag IJN Bought from Japan as a WW2 signal flag possibly Naval, in good condition hand stitched. Size 3ftx4ft made in cotton.
WW2 Lieutenant commander officer Navy (repro) WW2 Lieutenant commander officer Navy collar tabs pair. Believe these to be reproduction of later date.
WW2 Lieutenant officer Navy (repro) WW2 Lieutenant officer Navy collar tabs pair. Believe these to be reproduction of later date.
WW2 Rear Admiral officer Navy (repro) WW2 Rear Admiral officer Navy collar tabs pair. Believe these to be reproduction of later date.
WW2 Silk HATA Flag WW2 Original Silk Hata, Meatball Japanese Flag. In excellent condition with name - KAMIBAYASHI IKUYA and loads of good luck, well wishes and inspirational phrases, with shrine stamps. Size 27in x 33in or 85cm x 72cm.
WW2 type 90 Army Helmet Imperial Japanese Army Type 90 (model 32) Helmet with original leather and hessian liner, all in good condition for age. Decorated with Popeye and Emperor US trench art, really lovely piece.
WW2 Vice Admiral officer Navy (repro) WW2 Vice Admiral officer Navy collar tabs pair. Believe these to be reproductions of a later date.
WW2 Warrant officer navy (repro) WW2 Warrant officer navy collar tabs pair. Believe these are reproduction of later date
WW2 Womens Badge WW2 Japan Woman's Association badge
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