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Pre WW2 Imperial Japanese Navy Postcard

Pre WW2 Imperial Japanese Navy Postcard

An original Japanese pre war postcard showing a line of battleships in rough seas. The front of the post card reads ‘The voyage of the main battleship fights the angry waves’.

The postcard measures 14.3 cm wide by 9 cm tall.

Nice original item.

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Code: 50861

12.00 GBP

WW2 Japanese Honour Cord

WW2 Japanese Honour Cord

A WW2 Japanese Kokumin Fukugirisho or Honour Cord. The honour cord was not an official award but privately purchased to be worn with the Kokumin Fuku for ceremonies. The Kokumin Fuku was the men's civil attire introduced in Japan in 1940 during WW2.

Some examples carry the family crest in the centre of the badge.

The badge is a thick purple braided silk design wit... read more

Code: 50849

55.00 GBP

WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Medical Warrant Officer Shoulder Boards

WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Medical Warrant Officer Shoulder Boards

A pair of WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Medical Warrant Officers dress uniform shoulder boards. The boards are of a heavy braided silver and gold bullion design. The boards both have a plain gold coloured button at one end.

The undersides of the boards are lined in black wool with hinged metal sliders.

Each board measures 14 cm long by 4 cm wide.

Nice... read more

Code: 50838

55.00 GBP

WW2 Japanese Golden Kite Medal 6th Class

WW2 Japanese Golden Kite Medal 6th Class

A very nice WW2 Japanese Order Of The Golden Kite medal 6th 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 classes,... read more

Code: 50805

170.00 GBP

Imperial Japanese Army Cavalry Officer Figure

Imperial Japanese Army Cavalry Officer Figure

A early 1900’s patriotic ceramic figure of a Japanese officer on horseback. The painted figure shows an officer of the Imperial Japanese Army mounted on a white horse.

The figures original paint has worn over time and the item has no damage.

The figure stands at11.5 cm tall by 10 cm wide.

A great desktop piece. read more

Code: 50789

50.00 GBP

Imperial Japanese Manchurian Incident Medal

Imperial Japanese Manchurian Incident Medal

An Imperial Japanese Manchurian incident medal. The Manchurian Incident or Mukden Incident was an event staged by Japanese military personnel as a pretext for the Japanese invasion in 1931 of northeastern China, known as Manchuria.

The 30 mm bronze medal was awarded to those who served in the 1931-34 Manchurian Campaign. The medal was established in 1934 and abolished in 1945.read more

Code: 50775

30.00 GBP

Japanese Order Of The Sacred Treasure Medal 8th Class

Japanese Order Of The Sacred Treasure Medal 8th Class

A very nice Japanese Order of the Sacred Treasure 8th class medal. The Sacred Treasure award was established in 1888 and is the only Japanese medal that has a triangular fold in the ribbon.

The solid silver medal was awarded in eight classes, from 8th up to 1st for long and/or meritorious military service. In 2003 the 7th and 8th classes were abolished.

The medal ... read more

Code: 50774

30.00 GBP

WW2 Royal Observer Corps Lapel Badge

WW2 Royal Observer Corps Lapel Badge

A WW2 Royal Observer Corps large lapel badge. The pre 1941 badge has a blue enamel ring with the words ‘Forewarned is Forearmed, Observer Corps’.

The badge shows an Elizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch and scanning the horizon. The reverse of the badge has the makers mark ‘ Phillips Aldershot‘.

28mm diameter.

A pre 1941 example as the ... read more

Code: 50740

18.00 GBP

Imperial Japanese Order Of The Sacred Treasure Medal 7th Class

Imperial Japanese Order Of The Sacred Treasure Medal 7th Class

A very nice early Imperial Japanese Order of the Sacred Treasure 7th class medal. The Sacred Treasure award was established in 1888 and is the only Japanese medal that has a triangular fold in the ribbon.

The solid silver medal was awarded in eight classes, from 8th up to 1st for long and/or meritorious military service. In 2003 the 7th and 8th classes were abolished.
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Code: 50721

48.00 GBP

WW2 Axis Forces Pencil

WW2 Axis Forces Pencil

A WW2 German made pencil made for the Japanese Army. The black unsharpened pencil is marked:

‘Kriegs Bedarf No 259 O.M.P’ (followed by the Japanese Army star and in Japanese kanji) ’Army’.

‘Kriegs Bedarf’ from German to English translates as ‘War Needs’.

I have searched extensively and can find no reference to, or pictures of similar items.
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Code: 50706

16.00 GBP