This is an extremely nice example of a WW2 Japanese Army Officers Shin Gunto. It is mounted with a very nice old koto blade. The early high quality type 94 koshirae with pierced tsuba remains in exceptionally nice condition. Japanese Army Officers Shin gunto Sword with a very rare Colonel Grade Tassel. The sword blade is very old and dates from no later than the late 1650s. This is mounted in above average military pattern fittings and the gilt is almost completely intact on the handle and on the scabbard as well. To the Japanese Army officer a Sword was a sacred symbol that conveyed high social status. This was a family heirloom that was re-purposed into the regulation Army Officers Shin Gunto Sword and would have certainly had great sentimental value to the Japanese Army Colonel who carried it as a badge of rank. The Japanese Military Officers Samurai sword was the most prized war trophy of the Pacific War and it was an iconic symbol of the Japanese ethos of Warfare. Shinano Kami Fujiwara Daido. Overall, 38 3/4 inches; blade, 26 inches; blade and tang, 34 3/8 inches. Sword smith name is. And he worked mainly Keian. (Mino where is todays Gifu-pref) and that name Daido continued few generation, and Shinanonomkami- Daido is first generation. Sword bears a silver Kamon (Family crest) of Samurai family. The item “WWII Imperial Japanese Koto Katana, 17century blade, colonel tassel, silver Kamon” is in sale since Tuesday, June 23, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese”. The seller is “zilvra10″ and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Type: Katana
- Brand: Imperial
Served 1.5 years in WWI, already went OS in 1917. High quality material, no stains, no mothing, no smells. Colonel oaks are marked “SILVER” which is typical for 1920’s period. Awesome original period ribbon bar, very hard to find. Excellent condition overall, has belt ramps for Sam Brown belt (NOT included). The item “RARE 28th Division Lt. Colonel Tunic with Insignia and Ribbon Bar M1926 Jacket” is in sale since Sunday, January 5, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “fortress_7″ and is located in Allison Park, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Brunei darussalam, Iceland, Luxembourg, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
Virginia Volunteers/ Virginia Militia M1902 Dress Frock Coat. Colonel & Aide de Camp to Governor E. See photo of Register Officers Virginia Volunteers Officer listed as “Colonel & Aide de Camp, staff of Governor & Commander & Chief” This identified officer I. Val Parham was a prominent citizen of Petersburg Virginia. He was instrumental in getting Camp Lee established in Petersburg for WWI. He lost his right hand and possibly part of his arm around 1913. The shoulder cord is on the left shoulder as found. He served as Mayor of Petersburg, and was City Treasurer up until his death in 1961. Recently found a photo of Gov. Trinkle and his staff of Colonels. Val Parham is the fourth man from the right end. Note that he is standing in back of two men to hide his missing arm, which did not stop him from his vast achievements. The stahh are listed by name and numbered for easy reference. I believe this is the last Governor`s term where a staff of Colonels were used. The documentation, including staff photo and obituary listing his accomplishments will be included with uniform. Armpit to armpit 21″, sleeve from armpit to end 18 1/4″, shoulder seam to shoulder seam 18″, seam to seam across back 16″, length from top of collar to end 39. Coat has a few moth holes, but nothing major. One of the bullion Colonel eagles is missing from the left shoulder knot. The tip of the bullion shoulder cord is broken off. All Virginia state seal buttons on the double breasted front are intact and back marked Superior Quality as well as 4 on the back. The gold bullion shoulder knots are intact and the army eagle buttons are back marked H. The dark blue insert on the high standing collar is worn and fraying. The 5 strand heavy bullion quatrefoil of a Colonel on sleeves of dark blue wool uniform. PLEASE read descriptions and view all pictures carefully. Please see photos, zoom is used to get every detail on some photos, which may make the item appear larger than it is. If no measurements are given, please ask, I will be glad to answer and add it to the listing. I usually include my business card with each order. I value your business. I cannot make exceptions. We attempt to describe every item accurately, and will offer a wide range of items as they become available. Most items are from our own collections, or things we have picked up along the way and we try to provide the history of the item when available. Thanks for considering our items. ASMIC Member # 5596. The item “Virginia Volunteers M1902 Colonel Aide de Camp Dress Frock Coat Gov Staff Photo” is in sale since Tuesday, May 8, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “blueprinter1995″ and is located in Cape Charles, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
This is a beautiful set of Colonel’s Eagles by Bailey Banks & Biddle in original Box!!!!! Very hard to find. The item “Original & Authentic BAILEY, BANKS & BIDDLE Sterling COLONEL EAGLE BB&B” is in sale since Sunday, January 01, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “sedgewick” and is located in Omaha, Nebraska. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, to China, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, PH, SG, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, PA, TT, GT, HN, JM.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States