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Cased 7th Class Order of the Sacred Treasure

Cased 7th Class Order of the Sacred Treasure


Japan - 瑞宝章 Zuihō-shō. Instituted January 4, 1888, by Emperor Meiji, the order of the sacred treasure was awarded for long and/or meritorious civil or military service. It was also awarded to those who have made distinguished achievements in research fields, business industries, healthcare, social work, state/local government fields or the improvement of life for handicapped/impaired persons. It is ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-34645
Rating:    NM
Price:    $94.95 USD
Retired Soldier Badge on Rosette

Retired Soldier Badge on Rosette


Veterans’ badge centered on a rosette. These are in gilt washed alloy, shield shaped veterans’ association badge, featuring, to its obverse, a fouled anchor and crossed swords on a pebbled background, over which is affixed a five-pointed star. Dual prongs to the reverse of the badge fix it to a plate, whose reverse has a hinged pin and catch assembly ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-33919
Rating:    NM
Price:    $39.95 USD
Japanese Veteran's Pin

Japanese Veteran's Pin


In silver with enamel. ... See More
Item Number:    M-33916
Rating:    NM
Price:    $49.95 USD
Order of the Sacred Treasure 8th Class

Order of the Sacred Treasure 8th Class


The die-struck silver medal takes the form of an eight-pointed star whose points terminate in small circles, with even smaller circles marking the intersections of the edge lines, forming a stylized necklace. To the center is a raised, silver "mirror" against a pebbled background. Reverse features kanji characters impressed to it, translating to "Order of Merit Decoration." A perforated ball ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-33915
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $49.95 USD
Cased Type 2 Wound Badge

Cased Type 2 Wound Badge


Second model wound badge, introduced in August of 1938, and known as the "Shoigunjinsho." The gilded silver badge is comprised of a 15mm diameter medallion with the image of Kusunoke Masashige, a medieval Samurai and folk hero, to it, from behind which diagonally extend four spear points, 32mm from point to point, each separated by a horizontal or vertical, red enameled ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-33321
Rating:    NM
Price:    $319.95 USD
Cased Russo-Japanese 1904/05 War Medal

Cased Russo-Japanese 1904/05 War Medal


Instituted March 31, 1906, the Japan: 1904-05 Russo-Japanese War Medal was awarded for participation in the Russo-Japanese war between February 8, 1904, and September 5, 1905. An approximately 6cm x 10.5cm softwood case containing an alloy medal and ribbon. The case, which separates along its sides, has a vertical series of eight kanji characters, stamped in gold, to its cover. The base of the interior is ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-33320
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $79.95 USD
Cased Type 2 Wound Badge

Cased Type 2 Wound Badge


Second model wound badge, introduced in August of 1938, and known as the "Shoigunjinsho." The gilded silver badge is comprised of a 15mm diameter medallion with the image of Kusunoke Masashige, a medieval Samurai and folk hero, to it, from behind which diagonally extend four spear points, 32mm from point to point, each separated by a horizontal or vertical, red enameled ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-33319
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $299.95 USD
Cased 1914-1920 War Medal

Cased 1914-1920 War Medal


The 30mm diameter blackened bronze medal features, to its obverse, two crossed Rising Sun flags (for the Army and Navy) beneath a sixteen-petaled Imperial Chrysanthemum, with Paulownia flowers and leaves arching along the base. To its reverse are embossed three columns of kanji characters, which translate to "Taisho era 3rd-9th Years War" (1914-1920). This is in reference to the ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-33318
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $99.95 USD
Japanese Retired Officer Badge

Japanese Retired Officer Badge


Officers were given enameled badges indicating their rank or position in the group. Roughly 35mm diameter vertical silver/enamel metal pin featuring a fouled anchor and crossed swords over which is affixed a brass five-pointed star. To the reverse is a narrow vertical pin, to each side of which are embossed a series of vertically arranged kanji characters. ... See More
Item Number:    M-32653
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $129.95 USD
Japanese Retired Badge

Japanese Retired Badge


Roughly 46mm diameter vertical silver badge metal pin featuring a fouled anchor and crossed swords over a five-pointed star. This badge is normal sized and has added the surrounding leaves and flowers making this a hefty badge. Likely for an officer. To the reverse is a wide vertical pin. ... See More
Item Number:    M-32652
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $89.95 USD
2 Japanese Retired Officer Pins

2 Japanese Retired Officer Pins


Officers were given enameled badges indicating their rank or position in the group. Roughly 25mm diameter with horizontal metal pin featuring a fouled anchor and crossed swords over a 5 pointed star on green enamel. To the reverse is a small pin. ... See More
Item Number:    M-32649
Rating:    Exc+/Exc++
Price:    $79.95 USD
9 Japanese Retired Soldier Badges on Rosettes

9 Japanese Retired Soldier Badges on Rosettes


Veterans’ badges centered on a rosette. These are in gilt washed alloy, shield shaped veterans’ association badge, featuring, to its obverse, a fouled anchor and crossed swords on a pebbled background, over which is affixed a five-pointed star. Dual prongs to the reverse of the badge fix it to a plate, whose reverse has a hinged pin and catch assembly ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-32647
Rating:    Exc+/Exc++
Price:    $279.95 USD
Japan - Cased Order of the Precious Crown VII Class

Japan - Cased Order of the Precious Crown VII Class


Japan - 宝冠章 Hokanso. Instituted January 4, 1888, the Order of the Precious Crown was awarded in eight classes to ladies who have rendered distinguished services. It is constructed out of a die struck silver base that has been blued and has gold plate highlights. The obverse features a centrally placed “ho-o” (mythical bird) perched on a headdress, below the sun, all on ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-32278
Rating:    NM
Price:    $549.95 USD
Japan - Cased Order of the Rising Sun 6th Class

Japan - Cased Order of the Rising Sun 6th Class


Japan - 旭日章 Kyokujitsu-shō. Instituted April 10, 1875, by Emperor Meiji, the Order of the Rising Sun was established as Japan’s first medal and was awarded for long and/or especially meritorious civil or military service. It is constructed out of a die-struck silver-alloy mirror like base with multi-colored enamel work. The obverse features a centrally placed red circle (the rising sun) ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-32273
Rating:    NM
Price:    $199.95 USD
Japan - Three Cased Awards

Japan - Three Cased Awards


1) Red Cross Medal. Unofficial type. Measures 22mm in diameter. 2) Retired Solider / Reservist Association Badge 28mm x 43mm. 3) “Commend” Awarded by Railway Department of Nagoya. 20mm x 27mm. ... See More
Item Number:    M-32272
Rating:    NM
Price:    $179.95 USD
Japan - Miniature Red Cross Medal and Photo

Japan - Miniature Red Cross Medal and Photo


Japan - Miniature Red Cross Medal and Photo. The medal measures mm in diameter. Minor fold in photo. ... See More
Item Number:    M-32196
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $29.95 USD
Japan - Cased Order of the Rising Sun 6th Class

Japan - Cased Order of the Rising Sun 6th Class


Japan - 旭日章 Kyokujitsu-shō. Instituted April 10, 1875, by Emperor Meiji, the Order of the Rising Sun was established as Japan 's first medal and was awarded for long and/or especially meritorious civil or military service. It is constructed out of a die-struck silver-alloy mirror like base with multi-colored enamel work. The obverse features a centrally placed red circle (the rising sun) ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-32029
Rating:    NM
Price:    $229.95 USD
Japan - Order of the Golden Kite 5th Class

Japan - Order of the Golden Kite 5th Class


Japan - Kinshi Kunshō (金鵄勲章). Introduced on February 12, 1890, the Order of the Golden Kite was exclusively a military award, conferred for bravery, leadership or command in battle. It was awarded in the following conflicts: First Sino-Japanese War, Russo-Japanese War, World War I, Manchurian Incident, Second Sino-Japanese War and the Pacific War. After 1916, the award came with a substantial monetary stipend. It ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-32026
Rating:    NM
Price:    $799.95 USD
Japan - Cased Order of the Sacred Treasure 6th Class

Japan - Cased Order of the Sacred Treasure 6th Class


Japan - 瑞宝章 Zuihō-shō (1888-2003). Instituted January 4, 1888, by Emperor Meiji, the Order of the Sacred Treasure was awarded to those who had been engaged for many years in public service of the national and local governments and who have accumulated distinguished service. It is constructed out of a die-struck silver-alloy base with multi-colored enamel work. The obverse features a raised, ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-32020
Rating:    NM
Price:    $299.95 USD
Japan - Order of the Golden Kite 5th Class

Japan - Order of the Golden Kite 5th Class


Kinshi Kunshō (金鵄勲章). According to the previous owner this was awarded to a Lt. Lizuka Chitoku on March 6, 1941. Introduced on February 12, 1890, the Order of the Golden Kite was exclusively a military award, conferred for bravery, leadership or command in battle. It was awarded in the following conflicts: First Sino-Japanese War, Russo-Japanese War, World War I, Manchurian Incident, Second Sino-Japanese War and ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-31447
Rating:    NM
Price:    $799.95 USD
Japan - China Incident War Medal 1939

Japan - China Incident War Medal 1939


Sina jihen jūgun kishō - Shōwa period. Instituted December 7, 1939, the Japanese China Incident War Medal was awarded for any service in China from 1937-1945. It is constructed out of a die struck bronze base that has been chemically burnished. The round shaped obverse features a centrally placed crow with outstretched wings, below the Imperial Chrysanthemum Seal of Japan, ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-31442
Rating:    NM
Price:    $79.95 USD
Imperial Japanese Red Cross Medal Lapel pin in issue box

Imperial Japanese Red Cross Medal Lapel pin in issue box


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Item Number:    M-28275
Rating:    Mint-
Price:    $49.95 USD
Cased Imperial Japanese Veteran/Reservist Association Badge

Cased Imperial Japanese Veteran/Reservist Association Badge


An approximately 28mm x 44mm, silver washed alloy badge which features, to its obverse, a fouled anchor and crossed swords on a pebbled background, over which is affixed a brass five-pointed star. To the inscribed reverse is a vertical pin and catch assembly. These were given, in many minor variations, to veterans of the wars in China, Korea, and Manchuria, ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-28270
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $149.95 USD
Imperial Japanese Veteran Association Badge

Imperial Japanese Veteran Association Badge


An approximately 28mm x 44mm, silver washed alloy badge which features, to its obverse, a fouled anchor and crossed swords on a pebbled background, over which is affixed a brass five-pointed star. To the inscribed reverse is a vertical pin and catch assembly. These were given, in many minor variations, to veterans of the wars in China, Korea, and Manchuria, ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-28269
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $34.95 USD
Japanese Army Men's Red Cross Medal

Japanese Army Men's Red Cross Medal


A 30mm diameter alloy medal, with a clasp to its top through which is fed a ring for its ribbon. To the obverse face of the medal is what appears to be a peacock above a Baltic cross, with olive or laurel branches arching up either side, and three-lobed flowering Paulownias to the base of each branch. To the reverse ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-28268
Rating:    Exc+/Exc++
Price:    $39.95 USD
Japanese Army Men's Red Cross Medal

Japanese Army Men's Red Cross Medal


A 30mm diameter alloy medal, with a clasp to its top through which is fed a ring for its ribbon. To the obverse face of the medal is what appears to be a peacock above a Baltic cross, with olive or laurel branches arching up either side, and three-lobed flowering Paulownias to the base of each branch. To the reverse ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-28266
Rating:    Exc/Exc+
Price:    $29.95 USD
Japanese Army Men's Red Cross Medal w lapel pin

Japanese Army Men's Red Cross Medal w lapel pin


A 30mm diameter alloy medal, with a clasp to its top through which is fed a ring for its ribbon. To the obverse face of the medal is what appears to be a peacock above a Baltic cross, with olive or laurel branches arching up either side, and three-lobed flowering Paulownias to the base of each branch. To the reverse ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-28265
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $44.95 USD
Mie Prefecture Fire Dept Merit Award

Mie Prefecture Fire Dept Merit Award


Nice enamel work with a sterling mark. ... See More
Item Number:    M-27100
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $69.95 USD
Order of the Rising Sun 8th Class

Order of the Rising Sun 8th Class


旭日章 Kyokujitsu-shō. The Order of the Rising Sun was awarded for long and/or especially meritorious civil or military service. It is constructed out of a die-struck silver-alloy mirror like base. The obverse features the 5-3 Paulownia, consisting of three leaves and an inflorescence of 3-5-3 flowers. The full back reverse features four kanji characters. To the top is a ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-23105
Rating:    Exc+
Price:    $24.95 USD
Retired Soldier Badge

Retired Soldier Badge


A large, shield shaped badge featuring a fouled anchor atop a pair of crossed swords with a raised, large five pointed star. To the reverse is a hinged, vertical pin, with a locking catch assembly near the base. 2 lines of Kanji are visible to the reverse. The badge measures approximately 3cm x 4cm. These were given, in many minor variations, ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-20970
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $39.95 USD
Retired Soldier Badge

Retired Soldier Badge


A large, shield shaped badge featuring a fouled anchor atop a pair of crossed swords with a separately applied raised, large five pointed star. To the reverse is a hinged, vertical pin, with a locking catch assembly near the base. The badge measures approximately 30mm x 40mm. These were given, in many minor variations, to veterans of the wars in ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-20967
Rating:    Exc
Price:    $29.95 USD
Cased Imperial Visit to Japan Commemorative Medal 1935

Cased Imperial Visit to Japan Commemorative Medal 1935


Oxidised silver medal in the form of a stylised spearhead, on laterally-pierced cylinder suspension; the face decorated with orchid and chrysanthemum blossoms, the Imperial flowers of Manchukuo and Japan, a scroll imposed at the base inscribed ‘I Te I Hsin’ (One in virtue and in spirit), describing the union of Japan and Manchukuo (from the Japanese perspective); the reverse inscribed ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-20824
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $219.95 USD
Cased Showa Grand Enthronement Medal

Cased Showa Grand Enthronement Medal


To the obverse center of the 3cm diameter silver medal is set a sixteen-petaled Imperial Chrysanthemum, in gilt, within the opened curtains of the Imperial throne, to either side of which are stylized clouds, and beneath which are the kanji characters for "Banzai!" (which usually translates to "May the Emperor Live Ten Thousand Years"). The image is bordered in alternating ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-20667
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $74.95 USD
Cased Order of the Sacred Treasure 8th Class

Cased Order of the Sacred Treasure 8th Class


The die-struck silver medal takes the form of an eight-pointed star whose points terminate in small circles, with even smaller circles marking the intersections of the edge lines, forming a stylized necklace. To the center is a raised, silver "mirror" against a pebbled background. Reverse features kanji characters impressed to it, translating to "Order of Merit Decoration." A perforated ball ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-20664
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $64.95 USD
Cased Order of the Sacred Treasure 3rd Class w Photo

Cased Order of the Sacred Treasure 3rd Class w Photo


The die-struck silver medal takes the form of an eight-pointed star with enamels in small circles, with even smaller circles marking the intersections of the edge lines, forming a stylized necklace. To the center is a raised, silver "mirror" on blue enamel on a pebbled background. Reverse features kanji characters impressed to it. The wide ribbon suspension ring remains. Fed ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-20661
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $474.95 USD
Japanese Army Men's Red Cross Medal

Japanese Army Men's Red Cross Medal


A 30mm diameter alloy medal, with a clasp to its top through which is fed a ring for its ribbon. To the obverse face of the medal is what appears to be a peacock above a Baltic cross, with olive or laurel branches arching up either side, and three-lobed flowering Paulownias to the base of each branch. To the reverse ... Read and See More
Item Number:    M-20205
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $29.95 USD

Edged Weapons

Japanese Samurai Sword - Sekishu Sadatsuna

Japanese Samurai Sword - Sekishu Sadatsuna


Japan, Nanboku-chō period (c.1336-1392) – Japanese Samurai Sword Sekishu Sadatsuna – Rated: Jo-Jo Saku NBTHK Hozon. Sekishu Sadatsuna is the youngest son of the first generation Naotsuna who is reported to be one of the famous ten students of Masmune. The time period for Sadatsuna is 1355-1390. It is O-Suriage and maintains much of its original grandeur displaying fine Itame with ... Read and See More
Item Number:    SW-36382
Rating:    NM
Price:    $28,999.95 USD
Japan - Shibuichi Kozuka by Uchida Masachika

Japan - Shibuichi Kozuka by Uchida Masachika


Japan, Edo Period (c.1750) - Kozuka (小柄) by Uchida Masachika. Shibuichi plate, cared in high relief, touches of gold and copper. Subject: Hotei the God of good fortune with a dog at his feet. Kiri box included. scratches. Stock Nr. #49. ... See More
Item Number:    KO-36317
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $649.95 USD
Japan - Shakudo Kozuka by Hirata

Japan - Shakudo Kozuka by Hirata


Japan, Edo Period - Kozuka (小柄) by Hirata School. Polished copper plate. Subject: carving of a falconer with falcon perched on arm. In shakuda copper silver and gold. Deluxe Kiri box included. Stock Nr. #51. ... See More
Item Number:    KO-36316
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $889.95 USD
Japan - Shibuichi Kozuka by Hamano

Japan - Shibuichi Kozuka by Hamano


Japan, Edo Period (c. 1700) – Kozuka (小柄) by Hamano School, Maker: Mitsuyoshi-Period. A polished deep chocolate brown Shibuichi plate. Subject: Figure of a Tengu in bold high relief. A tengu is a super natural being, a demon, a harbinger of war and shape shifter. Kiri box included. Stock Nr. #54. ... See More
Item Number:    KO-36315
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $849.95 USD
Japan - Shakudo Kozuka by Gotō Teijo

Japan - Shakudo Kozuka by Gotō Teijo


Japan, Edo Period (c. 1603-1673) – Shakudo Kozuka (小柄) Gotō School Teijo Artist. Shakudo-nanako ground, Gold and shakuda leaf. Subject: gold image of Chinese dog and silver flower. Goldsmith worked under the authority of the imperial court and shogun. Kiri box included. Stock Nr. #53. ... See More
Item Number:    KO-36314
Rating:    NM
Price:    $899.95 USD
Japan - Kozuka by Tomotada

Japan - Kozuka by Tomotada


Japan, Edo Period (c. 1680) – Kozuka (小柄) by Tomotada. Copper. Subject: man and manuscript. Kiri box and pillow included. Stock Nr. #47. ... See More
Item Number:    KO-36313
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $349.95 USD
Japan - Shakudo Kashira Fuchi Gotō School

Japan - Shakudo Kashira Fuchi Gotō School


Japan, Edo Period (c. 1600-1700) – Shakudo Kashira (頭) and Fuchi (縁) Gotō School. Shakudo Ground with gold highlights. Subject: Dragonflies and other insects. The Gotō School was founded in 1440 by Yujo, and was a favorite of shōgun Yoshimasa. Deluxe kiri box included. Stock Nr. #12. ... See More
Item Number:    FJK-36306
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $599.95 USD
Japan - Kashira and Fuchi Tuneshige Signed

Japan - Kashira and Fuchi Tuneshige Signed


Japan, Edo Period (c. 1775-1800) - Kashira (頭) and Fuchi (縁) Tuneshige with rare signature, student of Nara Shigetsuga. Subject: Abura Bozu shelters from the rain before the Torii gate enterance to Giyonji Temple. He worked in a refined style mostly in brass and rarely ever signed. Rare. Kiri box and pillow included. Stock Nr #52. ... See More
Item Number:    FJK-36305
Rating:    NM
Price:    $849.95 USD
Japan -  Shibuichi Menuki with Papers

Japan - Shibuichi Menuki with Papers


Japan, Edo Period (c.1650-1750) - Shibuichi Menuki (目貫) with Origami Authentication Papaers. Subject: Chinese lions carved in fine high relief with minute gold accents. They measure approximately 1 7/8 inches wide by ¾ of an inch tall. Black lacquered box included. Stock Nr. #48. ... See More
Item Number:    MN-36304
Rating:    NM
Price:    $699.95 USD
Japan - Shakudo Menuki Gotō School by Teijo

Japan - Shakudo Menuki Gotō School by Teijo


Japan, Edo Period (c.1600-1680) - Shakudo Menuki (目貫) Gotō School by Teijo. Subject: wild horses with gold highlights. They measure approximately 1 inch wide by 5/8 of an inch tall. Famous craftsmen to the Shōgun. Deluxe kiri box and pillow included. Stock Nr. #13. ... See More
Item Number:    MN-36292
Rating:    NM
Price:    $589.95 USD
Japan - Gold Menuki Ichinomiya Nagatsune

Japan - Gold Menuki Ichinomiya Nagatsune


Japan, Edo Period (c.1722-1787) – Gold Menuki (目貫) Ichinomiya School by the Artist Nagatsune from Kyoto. Decorative takabori, uchidashi. Features birds picking berries from a tree. They measure approximately 1 7/16 inch wide by 5/16 of an inch tall. Kiri box included. Stock Nr. #35. ... See More
Item Number:    MN-36291
Rating:    NM
Price:    $1,499.95 USD
Japan - Bronze Menuki Nara School by Yasuchika

Japan - Bronze Menuki Nara School by Yasuchika


Japan, Edo Period (c.1750) - Bronze Menuki (目貫) Nara School by Yasuchika. Subject: Chinese shishi dogs carved in fine high relief with minute gold accents. They measure approximately 1 1/4 inches wide by ¾ of an inch tall. Kiri box and pillow included. Stock Nr. #11. ... See More
Item Number:    MN-36290
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $449.95 USD
Japan - Mito Daishō Tsuba by Hamano

Japan - Mito Daishō Tsuba by Hamano


NBTHK Tokubetsu Kichi (important work) Designation - Japan, Mid-Edo Period (1736-1860 AD) - Mito Daishō Tsuba by Hamano. Attrituted to Hamano Yukihiro Master Tsuba Maker. These sword guards (tsuba 鐔) are made of forged brass (shinchū 真鍮). Both dai and sho have a high relief, inlayed with gold and copper (shakudō), depicting a money in a tree mischievously tantalizing a dog and ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36257
Rating:    NM
Price:    $2,899.95 USD
Japan - Noshi No Zu Daishō Tsuba by Chôshû-Nakai

Japan - Noshi No Zu Daishō Tsuba by Chôshû-Nakai


Japan, Early-Edo Period (1615-1624 AD) - Noshi No Zu Daishō Tsuba by the Chôshû School - Nakai family. The Nakai school was founded at Hagi by Nakai Nobutsune (1st generation). These sword guards (tsuba 鐔) are made of forged iron (tetsu 鉄) ground. Both dai and sho have a nikubori ji-sukash with a Noshi design featuring long strips of bundled dried ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36256
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $1,099.95 USD
Japan - Echizen Kinai Daishō Tsuba

Japan - Echizen Kinai Daishō Tsuba


Japan, Mid-Edo Period (1660 AD) - Echizen Kinai Daishō Tsuba by Artist Kinai Saku. These sword guards (tsuba 鐔) are made of forged iron (tetsu 鉄). Both Dai and Sho feature a variety of five Noh masks and are signed Echizen Kinai saku to the underside of the seppa-dai. The Dai (large): has a three-dimensional “dug away carvings” (sukidashbori), with a polished surface ( ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36255
Rating:    NM
Price:    $1,099.95 USD
Japan - Iron Plate Tsuba

Japan - Iron Plate Tsuba


Japan, Edo Period (1615-1868) - Tsuba (鍔) Tetsu (鉄) - Iron Plate Sword Guard. This sword guard is made of forged iron with a gold inlay. It has a beautiful display of bunched chrysanthemums. It has a round shape (maru-gata), with a polished surface (migaki-ji), a rounded rim (maru-mimi) and a gold inlay (nunome-zogan). There are two hitsu-ana holes. Size: 82.58mm x 83.09 ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36252
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $749.95 USD
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Japan - Shakudō Tsuba with Kaō - Gotō School

Japan - Shakudō Tsuba with Kaō - Gotō School


Japan, Edo Period (1615-1868) - Tsuba (鍔) Shakudō (赤銅) - Myojo Kaō marked Sword Guard by the Gotō School. This sword guard is made of patinaed red shakudō with gold inlay. It has an elegant display of a swallows, pine trees along with the moon and clouds. It has a rounded shape (nademaru-gata), a textured random grained nanaku punching surface (nakagoi-ji), an ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36250
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $1,699.95 USD
Japan - Shakudō Tsuba - Gotō School

Japan - Shakudō Tsuba - Gotō School


Japan, Edo Period (1615-1868 AD) - Tsuba (鍔) Shakudō (赤銅) - Sword Guard by the Gotō School. This sword guard is made of blackened shakudō with gold and silver inlay. It elegantly displays a feeding cock and hen. It has a rounded off shape (nademaru-gata), a circular rowed grain nanaku punching surface (nakagoi-ji), an applied gold straighted rim (maru-mimi) and with a ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36249
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $1,649.95 USD
Japan - Iron Plate Sukashi Tsuba

Japan - Iron Plate Sukashi Tsuba


Japan, Edo Period (c.1700 A.D.) - Tsuba (鍔) Tetsu (鉄) - Iron Plate Sukashi Sword Guard by Chōshū ju Tomo Shige-saku - Chōshū School. This sword guard is made of forged iron with the shiny black patina, Chōshū artists are known for, and gold flecks. It has an elegant display of chrysanthemums, bamboo shoots and oak leaves. It ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36248
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $699.95 USD
Japan - Suaka Tsuba with Kaō by Tsuneshige - Nara school

Japan - Suaka Tsuba with Kaō by Tsuneshige - Nara school


Japan, Mid-Edo Period (c.1700 A.D.) - Tsuba (鍔) Suaka – (素銅) Kaō marked Sword Guard by Tsuneshige (常重) of the Nara School. This sword guard is made of pure copper (suaka) with a carved surface texture (jimon) with black burnishing and gold/brass highlights. It has a picturesque floral motif with a face to the front and dragon to the back. It features ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36244
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $699.95 USD
Japan - Heianjō-zōgan Daishō Tsuba by Yoshiro

Japan - Heianjō-zōgan Daishō Tsuba by Yoshiro


Japan, Muromachi Period (1466-1573 AD) - Ōnin - Heianjō-zōgan Daishō Tsuba by the Kaga Yoshirō School. These sword guards (tsuba 鐔) are made of forged iron (tetsu 鉄) with inlaid brass. The Dai (large): has a polished surface (migaki-ji) with inlaid in brass that shows five petal cherry blossoms (sakura), leaves and tendrils. There are two flowers to the front ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36243
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $699.95 USD
Japan - Iron Plate Tsuba by Awa Hirato

Japan - Iron Plate Tsuba by Awa Hirato


Japan, Edo Period (c.1600 A.D.) - Tsuba (鍔) Tetsu (鉄) - Iron Ground Sword Guard by Awa Hirata School. This sword guard is made of forged iron ground. It has a beautiful rose gold and silver flower (nunome-zogan), on a standard vertically elongated round shape (nagamaru-gata), with a polished surface (migaki-ji) and an angular rim (kaku-mimi). There are copper fillings (Suaka ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36242
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $489.95 USD
Japan - Iron Plate Tsuba by Nobufusa saku

Japan - Iron Plate Tsuba by Nobufusa saku


Japan, Momoyama / Mid-Edo Period (c.1700 A.D.) - Tsuba (鍔) Tetsu (鉄) - Iron Plate Sword Guard by Nobufusa saku (信房作) - Bushu School Artist. This sword guard is made of forged iron. It has a picturesque embossed and carved motif, on a standard vertically elongated round shape (nagamaru-gata), with a polished surface (migaki-ji) and an irregular rim (mimi). It is signed Nobufusa ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36241
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $449.95 USD
Japan - Yagyû Daishō Tsuba

Japan - Yagyû Daishō Tsuba


Japan, Mid-Edo Period (1625-1694 AD) – Daishō Tsuba by Yagyû Ren´ya Toshikane (柳生連也厳包). These sword guards (tsuba 鐔) are made of forged iron (tetsu 鉄). The Dai (large): has a three-dimensional carving (marubori-sukashi) with a polished surface (migaki-ji), round shape (mara-gata) and a rounded rim (maru-mimi). There are two hitsu-ana holes. There is copper filling (Suaka Sekigane) to back of tang hole (nakago-ana). ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36240
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $699.95 USD
Japan - Iron Plate Tsuba

Japan - Iron Plate Tsuba


Japan, Koto, Muromachi Period (1392-1572 A.D.) - Tsuba (鍔) Tetsu (iron) – Iron Plate Sword Guard. This sword guard (tsuba 鐔) is made of forged iron (tetsu 鉄). It has a irregular surface finish or Nanako grain surface, with a plain round shape (mara-gata) and rounded rim (maru-mimi). There are two hitsu-ana holes (kozuka and kogai – plugged). There are copper fillings (suaka sekigane) ... Read and See More
Item Number:    TS-36237
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $299.95 USD
Japanese Type 95 Army NCO Shin-Gunto

Japanese Type 95 Army NCO Shin-Gunto


An amazing Tokyo First, Type 95, Variation #1, NCO Samurai Sword produced under the Tokyo First Administration. The paint on this is amazing. You just never see these things in this condition! Aluminum cast grip. The slightly curved, 27 1/2 inch long, single fullered, machine made matte blade on this one looks excellent. There are a couple scuffs you can find by turning the ... Read and See More
Item Number:    SW-35127
Rating:    NM
Price:    $1,999.95 USD
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Japanese Manchukuoan Naval Sword

Japanese Manchukuoan Naval Sword


Hard to find sword of Officers. These were originally authorized for the ranks of ensign through captain. The plated 26" blade shows darkening towards the hilt. The hilt is brass based with areas of frosting remaining. The top of the pommel and backstrap have a five leaf plumb blossom. The white ray skin grip has intact original wire wrap. The guard ... Read and See More
Item Number:    SW-32677
Rating:    Exc+
Price:    $899.95 USD
Japanese Navy Dirk

Japanese Navy Dirk


The blade on this one has age surface pitting and sharpening. The fit is tight and the tip is perfectly pointed! The blade rates Exc. The blade measures approx 8 1/4 inches long,(measured from the habaki). The black saya (scabbard) is wood based and covered in lacquered leather that has been joined at the reverse. The saya has two brass based ... Read and See More
Item Number:    D-31668
Rating:    Exc+
Price:    $649.95 USD
Japanese Type 30 Bayonet

Japanese Type 30 Bayonet


This is an early Type 30 variation with a birds head pommel, shaped grips and a hooked quillion. The Type 30 bayonet was designed for use on the Meiji 38 rifle and the squad light machine guns type 96 and 99. The blade, scabbard and hilt are all blued. The single factory bright fuller blade is worn. Look how far down the blade the fuller ... Read and See More
Item Number:    BA-31371
Rating:    Exc
Price:    $129.95 USD
Early Japanese Navy Dagger

Early Japanese Navy Dagger


This is a nice early 1883 patterned Imperial Japanese Naval Officer dirk that has taken a bullet. The single fullered 8.25", as measured from the habaki, blade on this one is a real beauty showing no age or damage, Nice! The fit is tight and the tip is perfectly pointed! The blade rates Exc++, just a couple rough spots to the cutting ... Read and See More
Item Number:    JapD-24047
Rating:    Exc/Exc+
Price:    $699.95 USD
Japanese Police Dagger

Japanese Police Dagger


A Russo-Japanese War / WW2 period Japanese police (Sergeant's) dirk, ca. 1900-1945. A fine original and uncommon example with blackened same grip and machine made blade. Displays lightly cleaned surfaces and a couple of scabbard dents. 44.6 cm. overall in scabbard. ... See More
Item Number:    POL-23986
Rating:    Exc+
Price:    $699.95 USD
Tsunagi and Shirasaya - Wakizashi

Tsunagi and Shirasaya - Wakizashi


Tsunagi and Shirasaya - Showa period (1926-1989). All wood, except the seppa. These are not intended to go together. The wooden blade (tsunagi) is intended to go with other mountings (koshirae), and the shirasaya is intended to go with a blade. The blade is 19" in length. Included is the silk storage bag. ... See More
Item Number:    SW-23235
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $99.95 USD

Cloth

United States - Japanese Souvenir Group

United States - Japanese Souvenir Group


United States, Korean War (September 24, 1953) - William K. Fogg of the United States 40th Infantry Division, restaurant and hotel souvenirs shipped home while in Japan. Included in the group is: a customs declaration, two table clothes, a translation booklet, restaurant/hotel pamphlets and food wrap ... Read and See More
Item Number:    Doc-36211
Rating:    NM
Price:    $89.95 USD
Japan - Cased Medical / Pay Master Shoulder Boards

Japan - Cased Medical / Pay Master Shoulder Boards


Japan, WWII - Cased Medical or Pay Master Lieutenant Colonel’s Full Dress Uniform Shoulder Boards. A pair of full dress shoulder boards, each of which are comprised of dual interwoven cords, one gold in color, the other silver, with a decorative, golden-colored convex alloy button to one end and two gilt five pointed stars to each that represent the ... Read and See More
Item Number:    SB-32325
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $279.95 USD

Field Gear & Misc.

2 Japanese Comfort Bags to Retired Soldier

2 Japanese Comfort Bags to Retired Soldier


Comfort bag (慰問袋, imon-bukuro) was a gift packet prepared by civilians to be sent to Imperial Japanese Military soldiers for the purpose of encouraging them. An imonbukuro, or “comfort bag”, what we would now call a “care package”, was used to send small gifts to the troops. The bag contains comfort articles (慰問品, imon-hin) not issued by the Japanese Military, such as ... Read and See More
Item Number:    FG-32648
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $119.95 USD
Japan - Navy Pewter Sake Cup

Japan - Navy Pewter Sake Cup


Measures 2 5/8 inches in diameter and sits 15/16 of an inch tall. ... See More
Item Number:    Cut-32214
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $37.95 USD

Flags & Banners

Japanese Hinomaru Flag

Japanese Hinomaru Flag


Japan, Korean War, Nisshōki (日章旗), c.1948-1953. It is constructed out of a dyed white and red silk base. The rectangular shaped obverse features a centrally placed red circle (representing the sun) on a white base. The reverse is the same. The fly and hoist ends have been folded over and stitched together. The hoist corners have re-enforced tan leather ... Read and See More
Item Number:    FL-36054
Rating:    Mint-
Price:    $99.95 USD
Japanese Banner

Japanese Banner


Single faced multicolored printed and hand lettered on heavy patterned silk in good condition with minor age/soil. The Tanto would make for a great display. Two wee strings attached. The Kanji is 1. 祝 Shuku / Congratulations 2. 入営 Nyūei / Entering Camp [i.e., enlisting] 3 & 4. 小野寺昇三郎君 Onodera Shōzaburō-kun Mr. Onodera Shōzaburō [Onodera is the surname] 5. 魂 Tamashii Soul/Spirit 鳶 Tobi; Tonbi [literally: ... Read and See More
Item Number:    FL-27425
Rating:    Exc+/Exc++
Price:    $499.95 USD

Headgear

Japan - 32 Plate Suji-Bachi Kabuto - Samurai Helmet

Japan - 32 Plate Suji-Bachi Kabuto - Samurai Helmet


Japan, Muromachi Period, Sengoku War (1466-1573 AD) - A 32 Plate Suji-Bachi Kabuto (兜, 冑) Samurai Helmet. The dome (hachi) is slightly raised to the front and back, resembling a goshozan style shape. It has 32 overlapping elongated russet-iron plates, with raised ribs where the plates join. There are four-pointed rivets total, one to each 45-degree plate. There are three small holes, one below ... Read and See More
Item Number:    HE-36260
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $4,999.95 USD
Japan – Civilian Defense Helmet

Japan – Civilian Defense Helmet


Japan, WWII – IJA “Type 90” Civilian Defence Helmet. The shell is constructed out of a die stamped steel base that has been field grey painted. The front-center features the IJA metal star that is affixed with two flatwire prongs. It retains all four rivets, also attached with flatwire prongs. To the interior these rivets hold the webbed liner. The interior also ... Read and See More
Item Number:    HE-34715
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $399.95 USD
Japanese Type 90 Combat Helmet Star

Japanese Type 90 Combat Helmet Star


Original Japanese Type 90 Combat Helmet 33mm wide unissued star. Correctly drab painted with 2 unbent prongs. Impossible to find part. ... See More
Item Number:    CB-33706
Rating:    NM
Price:    $149.95 USD
Japanese Type 90 Combat Helmet

Japanese Type 90 Combat Helmet


Here we have the standard type 90 Japanese combat helmet. The shell is constructed out of a steel base that has been painted in an olive drab. The shell shows no dents or holes, minor oxidization spotting and retains 95% of its original paint. The shell also shows four ventilation holes to the top, six rivets, two split rivets and a POST-WAR ... Read and See More
Item Number:    HE-31379
Rating:    Exc+
Price:    $399.95 USD
Named Japanese Type 90 Combat Helmet for Civilian

Named Japanese Type 90 Combat Helmet for Civilian


Here we have the standard type 90 Japanese combat helmet that has a civilian insignia to the front, 師 Shi Master/Teacher [probably part of a company name]. The shell is constructed out of a steel base that has been painted in an olive drab. The shell shows the most minor impressions to the top. You can feel them with your fingers. ... Read and See More
Item Number:    HE-31378
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $449.95 USD
Japanese Navy IJN Field Cap

Japanese Navy IJN Field Cap


The white cotton field cap of an officer of the Imperial Japanese Navy, the officer rank indicated by the two black bands around the body of the cap. The interior shows minor signs of wear and is unmarked. The cotton cap very clean in overall excellent field used condition. ... See More
Item Number:    Cap-21920
Rating:    Exc++/NM
Price:    $499.95 USD

Uniforms & Acc.

Japanese Cavalry Captain Service Tunic

Japanese Cavalry Captain Service Tunic


IJA Cavalry Captain Tropical Service Tunic. It is constructed out of olive drab colored cloth. The front features scalloped buttons pocket flaps to the chest and two unbuttoned straight pocket flaps to the hips. The placket is closed with five buttons. All of the buttons are brass. The right breast features a Cavalry service badge. The collar has two captain ... Read and See More
Item Number:    UN-23128
Rating:    Exc++
Price:    $349.95 USD
Japanese Sub-Commanders Service Tunic

Japanese Sub-Commanders Service Tunic


A fully-lined, three-quarter length, dark navy blue wool tunic, whose single-breasted fly front is closed by nine hooks and eyes, which lead to a stand-up collar with a dual hook and eye closure at the throat. A horizontal slash pocket is to each hip. The tunic is trimmed in a decorative black wool lace, with cuff insignia. To either collar ... Read and See More
Item Number:    UN-21071
Rating:    Exc+/Exc++
Price:    $299.95 USD