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Imperial Japanese Navy low bowl, sake dish ? Navy stamp, pottery. Dated Showa 16
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.
Ammo Pouch Imperial Japanese forces shell holding ammo pouch for 10 rounds, not much known about this one. Good quality leather work, bought with Officers kit.
Ammo Pouch Imperial Japanese Army NCO, Enlisted men's front Ammo pouch, rubberised type 3. Good used condition like all of these rubber a bit hard.
Ammo Pouch Imperial Japanese Army Officers Pistol Ammo pouch, can be worn on belt or over body strap. Came as part of set pouch, Belt etc. In great condition. would do deal to keep 3 items together, contact me.
Amo Pouch Imperial Japanese Army EM/NCOs Rubberised (sashimi) Ammo pouch type 3, complete and in good used condition.
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 Japanese Army NCO's Duty arm band, has the acting warrant Officers Cadet/training chevron / stripes and stars. Really nice high quality and rare item.
Arm Band Imperial Japan. Arm Band for the South Manchuria Railways Officers 14cm x 35cm. Manchuria Railways Co. Ltd.
Arm Band WW2 Japanese Arm Band, don't have meaning, in good used condition.Also pos Army College.
Arm Band Japanese Arm Band, don't have meaning, in fair used condition. Believe Army College.
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 Badges Imperial Japanese Army Field Artillery Proficiency Badge 2nd Class.
Army Badges Imperial Japanese Army Heavy Machine Gunner Proficiency Badge, late War issue, rarer than the previous issue.
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 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 Cap Imperial Japanese Officers and possibly NCO Cap, in really nice used condition.
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 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
Artillery fuse Imperial Japanese type 88 Instantaneous Artillery Shell fuse for 47,57,70 and 75mm projectiles.
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 NCO / Enlisted mans back pack, also known as the Octopus pack for the numbers of tie straps, few missing otherwise in good working order. Dated and named, made showa 16
Back Pack Imperial Japanese Army Officers Horse Leather Back Pack, original and in great condition no damage, named inside.
Badge Imperial Japanese Army Flying School, NCO Pilot qualification Badge, like all higher awards heavy white metal probably silver. Pin attachments removed and turned into neck tie, still scratching of awardee on back. As not normal set up good price, for air corp history.
Badge Imperial Japanese Army NCO good conduct / service award. Given in recognition of a clean record for 6 years or more, usually to high ranking NCOs. This is the highest award for NCOs, in nice used condition, rare original.
Bag Imperial Japanese Army EM/NCO's day bag, haversack. ZUTSUNO - generally used to carry rations food etc, to survive on patrol. in very good used condition.
Bag Strap Imperial Japanese Army / Navy map case or revolver etc spare strap in perfect condition with metal fixing pins, rare spare.
Banners Japanese Samurai style small arm Banners, hand made hagire from old cotton cloth also known as UBU-NO-BORI. Nice small display piece - 14 cm wide by 47 cm
Banners Japanese Samurai style Arm Banner width 14cm length 60 cm, also known as UBU-NO-BORI hand made Hagire old cotton cloth. Nice display piece.
Banners Small Samurai shoulder banner - 14cm by 50cm hand made Hagire old cotton cloth, also known as UBU-NO BORI. Nice display piece
Battle Fan Japanese Samurai Battle Fan, Bamboo and lacquered paper, also known as a Gunsen or sensu, the metal version being known as a Tenssen, all in skilled hands could be used as a weapon or just keeping cool.
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 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.
Bayonet Imperial Japanese NCO Enlisted Mans Type 30 Bayonet for the Arisaka Rifle. This is the Early version has the Koishikawa Arsenal Tokyo stamp and looks to be an inspection stamp above which dates the Bayonet to 1870 - 1935 which is the old factory version. Scabbard also has different fittings from later versions.
Bayonet Imperial Japanese Army / Navy Bayonet type 30, issued to EM / NCO's. Has the KANESHIRO SAKUGANKI SEIZO KK arsenal stamps, has the NAGOYA STAR K .
Bayonet Imperial Japanese Navy Army type 30 Bayonet, issue to EM/NCO's. TOKYO HOHEI KOSHO ARSENAL (tokyo rigugun zoheisho arsental).
Bayonet Frog Imperial Japanese Army NCO/EM rubberised (sashimi) Amo pouch type . Complete all parts in used condition.
Belt Imperial Japanese Officer / NCO's Civilian Army / defence force leather sword belt, in great condition for age.
Belt Imperial Japanese Army canvas locking belt, probably Air corps flying suit, jacket or Tankers. Nice condition original part.
Belt Imperial Japanese Army Officers canvas utility and sword belt, in excellent condition. Original item, most probably Junior Officers.
Belt Imperial Japanese Army Officers Belt (Pistol). Came with the other 2 items listed, Ammo and other pouch will do deal on 3 contact me.
Belt Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Sword/Dirk Belt, in great used Condition.
Belt Pouch Imperial Japanese Army believed Officers Pouch, sting came attached with it, part of belt package. excellent condition purpose kit don't know what?
Book Swords of Imperial Japan 1868 - 1945 Cyclopedia Edition, by Jim Dawson. A large pictorial book by the American Author, 450 pages, colour pictures on most pages
Book Broken Wings of the Samurai, the destruction of the Japanese Airforce by Robert C. Mikesh.
Book Military swords of Japan 1868 - 1945 by Richard Fuller and Ron Gregory. Hard back version, good condition becoming rare and expensive. Great reference book for all collectors.
Book The Kamikazes, the incredible story of Japan's most desperate wartime gamble by Edwin P. Hoyt. Paperback book with some illustrations
Book The Kamikazes by Edwin P. Hoyt - Hard back version of the book, Insight in to the story of the Kamikazes of 1944 to VJ Day.
Book Japan's War the great pacific conflict by Edwin P.Hoyt Hoyt traces the Pacific War back to its 19th century roots, clarifying the connection between Bushido, Emperor worship, and Japan's emergence as a totalitarian military state obsessed with expansion.
Book The Imperial Japanese Navy by A.J.Watts and B.G.Gordon - Pretty much an encyclopedia of the Japanese fleets from 1870 to 1945
Book UNIT 731 Laboratory of the Devil Auschwitz of the East Japanese biological WAFARE IN CHINA 1933-45 by Yan-Jun Yan, Yue-Him Tam
Book Imperial Japanese Army , Officer / NCO's printed note book used, dated Showa period 13 - 1939. Chance to own a piece of History.
Book of Songs Dainoppon - Imperial Japanese Army songs Masterpiece collection, Military cabaret lyrics card collection. Hiroshima Prince.
Boots Imperial Japanese Army NCO, Enlisted man Calvary boots marked size 11.0, in great used condition leather in good healthy condition.
Boots Imperial Japanese Army EM / NCO's M5 boots HENJOKA - 1930-1945, many variations cow hide boot with different sole set up i.e hob hail plain etc.
Boots Imperial Japanese Army Officers Uniform Black Riding Boots, complete with original spurs, in good condition.
Bowl Imperial Japanese Navy stamped Rice / soup bowl, pottery. price is for 1, they are dated Showa 16.
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 Imperial Japanese Army Mechanic's work cap as used by Aircraft and Tank Mech's, in good to fair used condition tear to back of hood and name inside, see pics. Very rare item.
Cap Imperial Japanese Army Summer field cap, really nice original cap with kanji on side and leather chin strap. Rare item, star silhouette. Can provide yellow star if required.
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).
Chief Petty officers cap badge Imperial Japanese Navy Chief Petty Officers Hat/Cap Badge.
China Incident Medal China Incident War Dispatch Medal (bronze) 1931-1939 for service in China
Civilian Shin Gunto Imperial Japanese Civilian Officers Shin-Gunto Katana, with signed Tang -
Civilian uniform cap/hat Japanese Civilian Officers uniform cap/hat, worn with uniform.
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.
Collars Imperial Japanese Forces, Officers Uniform Collars for various Uniforms and in various sizes, fabric and plastic types. Almost impossible to get in the UK. Possibly the finishing touch on that Uniform you have. Please get in touch for more information and prices, from £25
Comfort Bag Imperial Japanese Army / forces comfort bag used to issue personnel items to troops, soap cigarettes and alike. in excellent condition.
Comfort Bag Imperial Japanese Forces comfort bag, used to issue / give luxuries like food soap etc to troops on the battle field.
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 comfort bag, used to give soldiers gifts from home , like soap, treats food etc. In like new condition probably not issued.
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. note the Gold reef as to the silver for company badge.
Commanders Badge General Officer Imperial Japanese Army Officers Commanders Badge, General Officers. Higher than Brigadier General, this is a good quality Repo.
Commemorative hand towel Imperial Japanese Forces Commemorative hand towel, more than likely for a Cavalry Battle troop. in great used condition.
Commemorative hand towel Imperial Japanese Navy towel, made from old cotton, do not know age judge for self from pics. at this price good for a Navy sword cleaning cloth.
Commemorative pins medals Japanese Commemorative badge and packet. Pre War - Tokyo Asahi shinbun Co Ltd Pilots flight to Europe. Often worn on watch fobs by Pilots awarded.
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
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army Issue personnel documents storage bag. used to store pass books training manual etc.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army documents storage bag. Used to store personnel papers, pass and ID etc. In great used condition.
Documents Bag Military Documents and personnel papers storage bag or comfort bag.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army documents and personnel belongings bag, normally for NCO and Enlisted men. Used with name on etc.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Forces Documents and personnel belongings for wounded , reserve forces. Really rare bag,1st I've seen.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army Documents Bag, used to keep Identification and training Documents safe.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Navy Documents Bag, used to contain pass and ID books and qualifications mail etc.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army Enlisted man NCO documents and personal belongings bag. 11.5 inch x 8.5 inch.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army documents storage bag , for ID training and personal items. In really nice condition.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army documents storage bag - ID, training and personal belongings etc. in super clean condition, like new.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army soldiers ID storage bag small size 5 x 4 inches, really nice rare item.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army documents bag, used to store ID, training and personal documents/papers. Original used condition.
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.
Documents Bag Imperial Japanese Army Doc's Bags 2 for the price of one. One in good used condition the other has seen better days, same style, used to store personal effects and ID, Training docs etc.
Dog Tag Imperial Japanese Army Identification Tag - Ayumu 38 / Ayumu 480
Dog Tag Imperial Japanese Army identification tag (ID dog tag) double sided. TAKIMOTO AB NINO 455 798 EAST 49th 2827 MUNCHURIA ARMY (pos Kwantung).
Dog Tag Imperial Japanese Army identification tag (ID dog tag). DUKZAN (DUSHAN) ARMY 46*34? CHINA
Door Plaques Japanese Wounded Soldiers Door plaque, brass with adhesive back, and nail holes.
Door Plaques Japanese Gold Reservists Door plaque, made in tin and nailed to door.
Door Plaques Japanese Door plaque made of tin and enameled, nailed to doors.
Door Plaques Imperial Japanese women's association normal plaque
Door Plaques Imperial Japanese Special members plaque
Door Plaques Imperial Japanese Army Association Normal Members Plaque
Door Plaques Imperial Japanese Seafarers relief members plaque
Door Plaques Imperial Japan JRCS Special Members plaque, Naval Reservists.
Door Plaques Imperial Japanese JRCS Regular Members plaque, Naval reservists.
Duty Officer Imperial Japanese Army Officers Sash, Duty Officer, has Kanji on sash. In good used condition, no major damage.
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 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.
Fire Chop sticks Rosso War - Japanese War Memorial Fire chopsticks in presentation box 22.5cm x 3.5cm x 1.7cm.
Flag War celebration Flag - Hurray of the Empire celebration of the Imperial Army - Used to commemorate victory after a Battle, mainly in China conflicts. Nice original piece to complete that flag collection.
Flag Japanese Wall Flag set, consists of a wall mount, long screw together wood pole, wooden end ball and meat ball Flag. Good large size, pole complete is almost 2 meters. Cool display piece probably post war 1950s 60s.
Flag Japanese Patriotic Instant Flag (telescopic) type, used at Military and Civic events. Portable and easily carried, brass extending tube.
Flag Hand Held Japanese Flag - HINOMARU - Meiji or early Showa, portable extending type with plastic tube and Raylon flag, bit worse for wear.
Flag Small Japanese Rising Sub parade flags - 30cm x 20cm, nice display piece.
Flag Japanese Rising Sun Parade flag old cotton, old new stock immaculate 27.5cm x 32.5cm, bought Japan real banner flags not used.
Flag Japanese parade Meatball flags, old cotton but old new stock, used for parade banners, 27.5cm x 32.5cm (same as the rising sun ones).
Flag Imperial Japanese Patriotic Flag and wall mounted box, some staining to flag but otherwise in good condition.
Food /Rice Bowl Imperial Japanese Army Mess Ceramic food / rice bowl original in great condition. The price is for 1 but I have several.
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.
Gas Mask Imperial Japanese Forces, Army / Navy issue Gas Mask, with carry bag and box. originally had 2 cans with it but customs wouldn't allow export from Japan, so exported with out. All in amazing condition for age. Reduced price as cans missing. Please note last picture is originals cans would not let through customs not part of sale.
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.
Gloves Imperial Japanese Army Tropical climate protection Gloves, showa 19 stamped inside and the soldiers name on the outside. in perfect condition.
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 Large Going to War Banner (farewell banners), usually paid for by families and displayed at leaving parties. 25 inches wide x 136 inches long
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. 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.
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
Hat Plume Imperial Japanese Army Officers Dress uniform hat plume, original tube and box.
Hat- buttons-spares Buttons, hat straps and fixing pins, Army, Navy and school college badges and various clothing fixing, Rank pins accessories. please get in contact to see if i have what your looking for that missing button or clasp etc. If I don't have it I might be able to source it for you, renewing and buying from JAPAN regularly. See examples in pics
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.
Head Band / towel Imperial Japanese Army special attack unit, election head bands, most probably to be later repo's. Please note does have dirt and stains. sold as is so please look at pictures. A good repo if you cant afford or find the £500+ originals for that pilots cap.
ID / Pass book Imperial Japanese Pass / Identification Book, do not know whether this is military or Civilian, i leave this research to the buyer. In good order no damage, style would apear to be pre War.
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 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 Non-Commissioned Officer and Enlisted Mans Combat soft cap, no liner (removed) and replacement chin strap. In great condition for age.
IJA Soft cap Imperial Japanese Army Officers Soft Cap in used original condition, colour fade. Made in high grade cotton and wool with silk liner and leather , leather chin strap all original, replacement star only.
IJA Soft cap Imperial Japanese Army NCO or Officers winter soft cap, in original used condition, nice piece of History. Made of wool, lined with silk and leather, leather chin strap and plain buttons, replacement star only.
IJA Soft cap Imperial Japanese Army soft cap, late War improved design experimental - original and rare. Officers, NCO or Enlisted men, does not state in books but looks more like Officers styles.. In excellent used condition, some minor rust to metal air holes etc.
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 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.
Iron Tsuba Wakizashi Samurai Wakizashi Iron Tsuba with inlay in brass and copper, has signature. Edo period, heavy weight.
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 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 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 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.
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, by Raymond Lamont-Brown. Hard back edition. The story behind the infamous Japanese Kamikaze.
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.
Lamp Imperial Japanese Army portable Candle Lamp. In great used condition, fully working with fitted candle. Real Rare item in the UK.
Lantern Imperial Japanese victory lantern 1930's, with Japan logo and family name and mon. Made from paper and wood for use with candle, this 1 in great condition for age and still works fine.
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.
Leg wraps / Gaiters Imperial Japanese Army cold weather leg wraps / gaiters, used in China felt and hair/fur, dated showa 18. old new stock, excellent condition still wearable.
Leg wraps / Gaiters Imperial Japanese Army Officers and NCO's leg wraps / gaiters, leather with owners initials / kanji on inside. In A1 condition.
Leg wraps / puttees Imperial Japanese Officers leather leg wraps/ chaps, in great original condition no damages all straps working. Has factory stamp and Officers name on each leg wrap.
Leg wraps / puttees Imperial Japanese Officers leg wraps/puttees, Original wraps came with officers case with boots and the previous leather chaps. Officers were known to wear puttees in the field.
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 Officers or NCO's Map case, belt bag with pencil holder. In nice clean used condition no major fault.
Map Case Imperial Japanese Army Officers or NCOs Map or Documents case/bag, small size - 14cm x 22cm for sword belt fittings.
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.
Medal Imperial Japan Nomonhan Border Incident War Medal (also known as the Border Incident medal). Issued to forces and others acting in the Battle of Nomonhan conflict between the Japanese and the Soviet Red Army 1939.
Medal Imperial Japanese War medal for the China Conflict, awarded to any one who served in China during this time. Probably the most awarded WAR MEDAL.
Medal Imperial Japanese War Medal. Russo-Japanese War Medal Meiji 37-8 (1904-5). Considered Japans greatest victory over the European forces.
Medal Imperial Japan War Medal. China Incident War dispatch Medal 1939 to 1946, issued to all who served Japan in China, most issued medal.
Medal Imperial Japanese Medal - Order of the Sacred Treasure 3rd Class in original box. Early issue Pre WW2 solid silver and enamel work, lacquered box. In excellent condition A1
Medal Imperial Japanese Medal - Red Cross members medal, late WW2 version as in aluminium, nice clean condition.
Medal Imperial Japanese Medal WW2 Red cross with bow pin. Early version solid silver in original Box.
Medal Imperial Japanese Manchukuo Empire, National Shrine foundation commemorative Medal. Rare unboxed.
Medal Imperial Japanese Forces / Military Disabled veterans Badge/ medal.
Medal Imperial Japanese Military Forces - Order of the Golden Kite 6th class, believed gold plate almost all gone. Only awarded to Military for heroism.
Medal Imperial Japanese First Sino War dispatch Medal 1894-1895, issue for service in this conflict in China.
Medal Imperial Japanese Russo War Medal1904-1905
Medal Imperial Japanese Order of the Rising Sun 8th Class, 1875 - still awarded
Medal Imperial Japanese China Incident War Dispatch Medal 1939-1946, awarded to all who served in China.
Medal Imperial Japanese Red Cross blue rosette indicates life members Medal , with pin badge and in original box. Late war version medal in ally. 2 available.
Medal Imperial Japanese Taisho Medal , the 1914-1920 later War Medal boxed.
Medal Imperial Japanese Russo War Medal 1904 - 1905 in original box, A1 condition.
Medal Imperial Japanese China incident War dispatch Medal, established in 1939 and abolished in 1946. Originally for service in China. In great condition with original paper wrap.
Medal Imperial Japanese Medal Ribbon bar, 7 Ribbons and Medal display bar and 6 Medals, all in good to fair condition see pics. 1. order of the sacred treasure 4th class 2. order of the rising sun 5th class 3. munchurian incident war medal 4. china incident war medal 5. 2500th national foundation medal 6. munchukuo national foundation medal 7. red cross tape. Medals alone would be over £600, good buy.
Medal Imperial Japanese Taisho War Medal 1914-1915 3-4 Campaign, this is the earlier rare of the two War Medals and in very good condition.
Medal Imperial Japanese, Order of the Rising Sun Medal 8th Class, Early issue version has wood lacquered box, solid silver.
Medal Imperial Japanese, Order of the Sacred Treasure 6th Class Medal early issue, pinned and solid silver version.
Medal Imperial Japanese Taisho War Medal, early version 1914-1915. Rarer of the 2 medals for this conflict against the German forces.
Medal Imperial Japanese Russo War Medal Boxed. 1904-1905 War against the Russians, Japans first win against European powers, Meiji 37-38.
Medal Imperial Japanese medal ribbon bar, 5 ribbon. Sacred Treasure Rising Sun Taisho War Russo War Victory Medal WW1
Medal ribbon bar Imperial Japanese Medal Ribbon Bar for - Taisho Enthronement, 1914-15-20 War Medal and the Sacred Treasure 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. China incident war medal Munchurian incident war medal Rising sun medal
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.
Mess Tin Imperial Japanese Navy Mess tin also known as a Bento tin, used on ship or barracks for food rations.
Mess Tin Imperial Japanese Army Officers Mess tin / cooking pot. Made by the Nigiriya company early model used by Officers and some NCO, In great used condition, made of ally.
Mess Tin Imperial Japanese Army Officers and NCO's Mess tin set, with hanging hook, an unusual add on. 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. Great value for money reference book, prices rising all the time.
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. prices rising fast as books becoming rare on market and asking high prices.
Muzzle Cover Imperial Japanese Navy Type 35 Arisaka Rifle Muzzle cover. Rare pre ww2 Navy item
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 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 Naval Officer Kai - Gunto
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 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 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.
Neck Flap Imperial Japanese Army Neck Flap - BO-TARE, used in tropical climates, worn hanging from cap, this one dated showa 18. Looks original stamped and checked with UV light, old cotton and twine, no guarantee.
Note Book Imperial Japanese Navy Note Book, unused.
Officer cadet merchant Japanese Merchant Navy officers shoulder board for the Rank of Officer Cadet - single. Fair condition for age.
Officers Cap Imperial Japanese Civilian Officers Peaked Cap, in excellent used condition. Generally used by civilians in the employment of the Army, also wore similar uniforms.
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 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.
Okinawa 1945 Book OKINAWA 1945, final assault on the Empire. By Simon Foster, in Hard back edition. An American point of view
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.
Paper weight Imperial Japanese Army Souvenir Paper weight for Calvary Troopers, most probably Manchuria Event.
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.
Peaked Cap Imperial Japanese Army NCO / Enlisted mans peaked cap, from the Meiji - Rosso War period. 1886 pattern cap for the Infantry, good used condition for age, just a few moth bites and missing leather sweat band. Very rare especially in good condition.
Personal Equipment of a Sargent Imperial Japanese Army Sargent's personal equipment, consist of water bottle, leg wraps a pair, his pass and qualification booklets x 3 and his Hinomaru flag. All items have the same name clearly marked on them. Rare chance to get this complete package, and possibly research further. Great value for 6 personal items. In other lots the watch strap and map case were part of his possessions, but do not have name on and are sold separately.
Petty officers cap badge Imperial Japanese Navy, Chief Petty Officers Cap/Hat Badge
Photo Book Imperial Japanese Army Commemorative photo book for the China Incident, small size - 12cmx8cm. In excellent condition, full of official pictures.
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 winter Flying Hat/cap Imperial Japanese Army Air Corps, Pilots cold climate flight cap / hat. Army main factory and dated Showa 15 - 1940/41 made, rabbit fur rim to face, fabric lined. in great used condition leather treated with conditioner to protect.
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).
Radio kit Imperial Japanese Army radio operators head set, WW2 or earlier. in good used condition all fittings present.
Rank Tabs Imperial Japanese Army Officers Rank Tabs for uniform Collar, for LT and in original Box.
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.
Rank Tabs/Boards Imperial Japanese Army officers rank shoulder boards, old style leather backing for the Rank of 2LT in original box.
Rank Tabs/Boards Imperial Japanese Army Admin uniform rank shoulder boards Epaulettes, for the rank of 2LT.
Rear admirals shoulder boards Imperial Japanese Navy Officers Shoulder Boards for the Rank of Rear Admiral - Pair. In great condition.
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 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.
Samurai Mon Banner Japanese Antique cloth - hand woven FUROSHIKI with the TSUTSU family crest, great display item 43cm x 37cm. If you are looking for a particular Mon and colour, please feel free to get in touch as could find you one.
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 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.
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.
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.
Storage Box Tsuba storage / display box with pillow, soft wood. Price is for 1 several available. note tsuba is for display only.
Strap spares Imperial Japanese Army / Navy Binoculars leather strap, no pins but in A1 condition, no damage. Great replacements for your broken or missing ones.
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 Colourful silk patterned sword bag with purple silk lining and purple cord and tassels for a Wakizashi sword and fittings, in great condition.
Sword Bag Nice used silk Katana sword bag with silk lining, unusual side opening and close over, not seen before. In good used condition see pictures no major faults.
Sword Bag Heavy weight Tanto sword bag Silk patterned outer and white patterned liner, has some sun fading to outer otherwise in great condition.
Sword Bag Nice high quality sword bag for O'Wakizashi or wakizashi, fold over top lined.
Sword Bag Nice quality hand made sword bag with cotton liner and silk outer for a Tanto, with cord and tassel, great used condition.
Sword Bag Large silk sword bag with soft cotton liner and cord with tassel for Katana in used condition some fraying bottom of bag see pics, otherwise good.
Sword Bag A variety of Value for money sword bags mixed materials cotton and silks lined and not. For shira saya and fitted blades to suit. Many more than in pictures, colours and sizes from tachi, katana to tanto and kazukatana. please get in touch to find relevant size and prices as cheap as £5 to £20 only a couple of fitted katana left.
Sword Bag Hand made silk sword bag for Tanto, too small for wakizashi, high quality lovely item New.
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 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 Hanger Imperial Japanese Army Officers platted leather sword hanger, rare item.
Sword Hanger Imperial Japanese Officers Chain sword hanger, brass with nickel plate, in good used condition.
Sword Hanger Imperial Japanese Army / Navy Officers NCO's chain sword hanger. Probably a lower ranked personal item, as not as good quality as the others.
Sword Hanger Imperial Japanese Officers Chain sword hanger, large heavy weight version, brass nickel plated, although most of the nickel has gone. Early luxury type, see last pictures for comparison to normal later ones.
Sword Hanger Imperial Japanese Army/Navy leather sword hanger, in like new condition. Style used by NCO's.
Sword Hanger Imperial Japanese Army / Navy Officer or NCO's quality Leather Sword Hanger, has kanji pos name of original owner, really nice used condition.
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 Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Army Kyu Gunto sword tassel/Knot for Company Officer pre - 1934. In A1 condition no damage, like new.
Sword Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Army Officers Sword tassel/knot, Kyu Gunto style for a company Officer LT to Captain. In A1 condition.
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 Army Officers Company sword tassel / knot, blue brown for the Rank's LT to Captain. In A1 condition.
Sword Tassel Army Officer Imperial Japanese Army Company Officers sword tassel, brown and blue for the rank of 2LT to Captain. In excellent used condition, original WW2 version.
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.
Sword Tsuka (handle) Cover Imperial Japanese Army Shin-Gunto Tsuka (Handle) leather cover, from the property of a Major General 35th Jidaimono in good used condition, named inside. Leather has been treated to help life.
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.
Tools Imperial Japanese Army type 98 entrenching tool / shovel, with 1917 wood style handle.
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 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 Navy type 90 Helmet, Okaguro the rare first Dashi product pre War issue for Japanese Navy, all original paint and liner etc. Bought and shipped from Japan, wont be around for long.
Type 90 Helmet Imperial Japanese Army type 90 Helmet, Original paint, has a high quality pig skin, repro original design and materials liner and strap, even has showa stamp,obtained form store in Japan.
Veterans Association badge Imperial Japanese Veterans Badge - Honorary Membership of the Imperial Residents Association.
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.
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.
Watch/Clock Imperial Japanese Army Officer / NCO's watch and compass strap, in excellent condition.
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 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 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 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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