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WW2 Imperial Japanese Killed In Action Badge

WW2 Imperial Japanese Killed In Action Badge

A WW2 Japanese Killed In Action (KIA) or Bereavement Badge. These were given to families who lost a loved one in, or as a result of injuries from the war.

The pin fastened medal bears a cherry blossom on the front and the reverse reads ‘Military Bereavement Award’.

In addition to the badge the bereaved family received a pension and funeral expenses along with help... read more

Code: 50990

65.00 GBP

WW2 Imperial Japanese Good Luck Flag

WW2 Imperial Japanese Good Luck Flag

A WW2 Japanese Good Luck flag. The good luck flag, also known as a ‘Yosegaki Hinomaru’, was a traditional gift for Japanese servicemen being sent to war. The flag that was given to a soldier was a national flag signed by friends and family, often with short messages wishing the soldier victory, safety and good luck.

The flag is made of white silk and has a printed red sun in the ... read more

Code: 51194

195.00 GBP

WW2 Japanese Houkou Bukuro

WW2 Japanese Houkou Bukuro

A WW2 Imperial Japanese Army service bag or ‘Houkou Bukuro’. The Houkou Bukuro was issued to all servicemen and was used to carry all military documentation and paraphernalia.

This example is named to a ‘Utaro Kameoka’.

The green hessian bag has the Imperial Japanese military zig-zag symbol across the top below the drawstring.

The reverse of the b... read more

Code: 51197

45.00 GBP

WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Shussei Nobori

WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Shussei Nobori

A WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Going To War Banner (Shussei Nobori). The top of the silk banner shows the military zig zag symbol.

The hand written message reads ‘Congratulations Expedition’ and was gifted to a soldier named ‘Kazuyoshi Onishi’.

These banners were used to celebrate the entry of young men into the military and displayed at the going away party.
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Code: 51196

65.00 GBP

WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Officers Saya

WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Officers Saya

A WW2 Imperial Japanese army officers leather bound saya or scabbard for the katana sword. The brown leather saya is in good overall condition with a single rip below the ashi.

Length 73 cm.

A good quality example.

(Stand Not Included) read more

Code: 51195

175.00 GBP

WW2 Japanese Army Bunchin

WW2 Japanese Army Bunchin

A WW2 Japanese Army Bunchin or paper weight. The bunchin was used to hold the paper in place during writing. This brass patriotic example shows a large bomb with a Japanese type 90 helmet with the Imperial Army star. The kanji on the bomb reads ‘Japan will rule the skies’.

The item measures 5” long and 2” at its widest point.

Fantastic patina. read more

Code: 50937

95.00 GBP

WW2 Japanese Golden Kite Medal 7th Class

WW2 Japanese Golden Kite Medal 7th Class

A very nice WW2 Japanese Order Of The Golden Kite medal in 7th class.

The Order of the Golden Kite was an exclusively military award for bravery, leadership or command in battle.The Golden Kite medal was established in 1890 by Emperor Meiji and was officially abolished in 1947.

The order consisted of 7 classes. Enlisted soldiers were eligible for the 7th–5th class... read more

Code: 50792

135.00 GBP

19th Century Zulu Iklwa

19th Century Zulu Iklwa

A 19th century Zulu Iklwa stabbing spear. Large iron hand forged tanged blade with leather binding onto wooden shaft. The base of the 11” blade head shows the Zulu notches.

In the early 1800’s King Shaka of the Zulu invented a shorter stabbing spear with a reduced shaft and a larger, broader blade. This weapon is otherwise known as the iklwa or ixwa, after the sound that was hear... read more

Code: 51193

265.00 GBP

WW2 Imperial Japanese Good Luck Flag

WW2 Imperial Japanese Good Luck Flag

A WW2 Japanese Good Luck flag. The good luck flag, also known as a ‘Yosegaki Hinomaru’, was a traditional gift for Japanese servicemen being sent to war. The flag that was given to a soldier was a national flag signed by friends and family, often with short messages wishing the soldier victory, safety and good luck.

The flag is made of white cotton and has a printed red sun in th... read more

Code: 51192

195.00 GBP

19th Century Zulu Knobkerry

19th Century Zulu Knobkerry

A late 19th century South African Zulu knobkerry. The traditional Zulu weapon is made from one piece of African hardwood and has a shaft length of 50 cm. The base of the shaft has a slight palm swell and the head has a diameter of 7 cm.

Good condition with fantastic patina and shows signs of significant age.

Overall length of 58 cm, and a weight of just under 40... read more

Code: 51191

195.00 GBP