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My 1st ebook on Japanese medals.
The title is:
The Imperial Ordinances for War and
Commemorative Medals of Japan and
Manchukuo, 4th Edition

All Japanese medal collectors will need this reference.
Includes full translations of the Imperial Ordinances for the
nine War Medals, the twelve Commemorative Medals, and the
six Manchukuo medals. The ordinances specify the designs,
the dates, the conditions of eligibility, and other essential
details. Photos of the medals, most cases, and most award
documents included.

The book is 94 pages and the cost is
550 yen. I will email you
the file within 24 hours after payment.

This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
My 2nd ebook on Japanese medals and badges.
The title is:
Imperial Japan Medals and Badges Book #2:
Order of Precedence, Rosettes &
Ryakuju, and
Assorted Badges of Japan and Manchukuo

Included are the following: Order of Precedence for Wearing Medals; Rosettes,
Service Ribbons, and Miniature Medals; Army NCO badge; Military Merit Badge;
Army Technical Skills Badge; Field Marshall's Badge; Aide-de-Camp Badge;
Manchukuo Pilot Badge; Local Administration Merit Badge (Manchukuo); Kouan
[Hsingan] Province Government Employee Badge  (Manchukuo); Merit Badge
(Manchukuo); Aide-de-Camp badge (Manchukuo); General's Badge
(Manchukuo); Military Medals for Animals.

The book is 21 pages and the cost is
250 yen. I will email you the file within 24
hours after payment.

This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
My 3rd ebook on Japanese medals.
The title is:
The Order of Culture and the Medals of
Honor, 2nd Edition
The book is 35 pages and the cost is 290 yen. I will email
you the file within 24 hours after payment.

This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.
Black and white line original line drawings of the 1935 Manchukuo Imperial Navy
Uniform Ordinance. No commentary, just translations for each picture.
The title is:
The Manchukuo Imperial Navy Uniform Ordinance of 1935
The book is 45 total pages and the cost is 50 yen. I will email you the file within 24
hours after payment.

This is an ebook, NOT a paper book.

VOLUME 1 (12 issues and 1 supplement):
1200 yen

See individual issue details HERE
Small police department merit badge.

Item name: police
Price:  1,990 yen  
Inscribed 'Showa 30 [1955]. National Police
Handgun Shooting Tournament.'

Item name: gun
Price:  2,990 yen  
Two modern medal hangers. Both have imperial mum designs.
Fairly hard to find.

Item name: hangers
Price:  4,590 yen  
Suzuki manufacture. Also included, found in the box, is a
medal paper insert, detailed in my newsletter.
Inscribed 'Miyagi Prefecture Butoku-kai, Meiji 27 [1894].'

Item name: Suzuki
Price:  11,590 yen  
2 badges from the Commerce Patriotic Association, one of the many paramilitary support groups
established during the war years.

One is a small enamel badge. The other is a plastic doorplate. Both signify membership in the group.
They both have the same insignia, which is probably the association emblem.

Original paper envelopes.

Item name: Commerce
Price: 2590 yen     
The inscription reads 'Merit Badge.
Kanto Federated Education Association.'

Item name: Education
Price:  2,990 yen
Abolishment of the Fukushima Streetcar commemorative paperweight. The inscription
shows this line ran from Meiji 40[1907] July to Showa 46 [1971] April.
NO CASE.

Item name: Streetcar
Price:  990 yen
Nice Meiji Shrine cloisonne mum pin.

Item name: Meiji
Price:  2,590 yen  
Medal and award document. The document shows that Wada Shigeji
received one medal for his grades in the special test commemorating
the visit of the Crown Prince. Given by Wakayama Prefectural Middle
School Principal Oku Genji. Dated Showa 8 [1933] November 17.

The back of the badge reads 'Superior Academic Skills,
Commemorative of the Crown Prince's Visit, Wakayama Middle
School.'

Item name: Wakayama
Price: 4590 yen     
Rare Imperial Japanese Naval Academy badge. This academy existed from 1876 to 1945.
I think this badge is from the 1930s, but I am not sure.

The main badge has a samurai helmet, and the suspension piece has two anchors and a
cherry blossom.

The badge is inscribed 'Award. Naval Academy. Martial Arts.' In the square on the
obverse is a proverb that is often translated as 'Don't let your guard down even after a
victory.'

An unmarked wood case is included, but it doesn't appear to be the original case.

Item name: NAVY
Price:  14,590 yen  
Meiji Emperor Birthday Celebration Member Badge.
This was a national holiday celebrated on November 3 from 1927 to 1945.

Item name: Meiji
Price:  1,590 yen  
Nice enamel badge. Missing the reverse pin.
'Award. Showa 15 [1940]. Merit Award. Miyagi Prefecture [???]  Federated Union Association.

Item name: Miyagi
Price:  2,590 yen  
Extra rare Imperial Japanese Navy 1st Class Correspondence Proficiency
Badge (Correspondence Superior Ensign).
Sterling silver. Excellent condition! Hard to upgrade this example.

This badge was instituted on September 8, 1911.
Awarded to NCOs who passed the communications proficiency test, which
included mastery of wireless communications as well as code-writing and
code-breaking. In addition, those who received the 2nd Class badge 3 times
would receive a 1st Class badge.

Included is the original case, but it has some wear.

Item name: Correspondence
Price:  165,000 yen  

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Two Japanese Fire Department lapel badges with original plastic cases.

Item name: JFD
Price:  990 yen  
'Award. 12th Athletic Meet.  Ushigome Ward Patriotic Youth Brigade.
Showa 12 [1937] September.'
Ushigome Ward is in Tokyo.

Item name: Ushigome
Price:  1390 yen  
Buddhist Otani Group badge dated Showa 7 [1932].
Otani is a branch of Jodo Buddhism.

Item name: Otani
Price:  1390 yen  
Japanese Yokohama City Fire Department
30-Years of Service award.
In the center of the gilt cherry blossom is the
Yokohama City emblem enamelled blue.

Large, very nice craftsmanship.

Item name: JFD30
Price:  3990 yen  
Japanese Yokohama City Fire Department Long
Service award. Since the 30-Year badge (see
above) has a gilt ribbon at the bottom and this one
doesn't, it is probably for 20 or 25 years of service.

The case is unmarked.

In the center of the gilt cherry blossom is the
Yokohama City emblem enamelled blue.

Large, very nice craftsmanship.

Item name: JFDYokohama
Price:  2990 yen  
Tokyo Hozen High School Kendo Club badge. This
school was established in 1916 and still exists.
Best known for its sports achievements.

Dated 2590, which is 1930.

The case is unmarked expect for the maker's
label, which shows the badge was made in Tokyo.

Item name: Kendo
Price:  3990 yen  
Two track and field tournament badges. There is a list of
participating schools on the reverse.

Undated but probably 1920s or 30s.

Item name: track
Price:  990 yen  
Three sports badges/fobs.

Dated, from the left: 1928, 1930, 1930

Item name: sports
Price:  1290 yen  
Tokyo Hozen High School Martial Arts Club badge. This school
was established in 1916 and still exists. Best known for its
sports achievements.

Dated 2594, which is 1934.

Item name: dragon
Price:  2290 yen