Ext. Rare WWII Imperial Japanese Civil Defense First Aid Staff House Placard
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Ext. Rare WWII Imperial Japanese Civil Defense First Aid Staff House Placard

Code: jmpg20009ewp

$145.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Extremely rare WWII Imperial Japanese Civil Defense First Aid Staff house placard for a member of the Nigawa Branch in the Hyogo Prefecture. The placard shows a wood burned emblem with painted kanji below. The reverse shows an old label affixed with tape that reads: "WHEN THE JAPS THOUGHT IT PROBABLE THAT WE WOULD BOMB JINSEN THEY ESTABLISHED EMERGENCY FIGHTING STATIONS THAT CONSISTED OF SAND, WATER, AND A FEW TOOLS. THIS WAS A SIGN INDICATING SUCH A STATION". Nigawa is incorrectly phonetically translated as Jinsen. This example was named to the original owner: "MR. KAWAHARA RYOHEI".

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 6-1/4" x 1-15/16"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wood, wood burned emblem, paint

ATTACHMENT: Drilled hole near top for attachment to wall

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Japan militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBGX16 LADEX10/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The placard shows minor to moderate wear, light fading to some of the kanji, overall very fine condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.