This is a Beautiful, Well Marked WWII Japanese Soldiers Personal Flag with over 12 slogans (not counting overapped slogans) & 25 signatures.
武運長久:Bu Un Cho Kyu：Good luck on the battlefield for a long time. Continued fate as a warrior. The soldiers who have left the country are safe.
祝出征: Blessing for the departure
忠勇義烈: Loyalty & Relentless
入隊祝: Blessing for Enlistment
お元気で!: Take care!
祝凱旋: Blessing for Triumphal return
必勝祈: Pray for Victory
打倒米英: Defeat American & British
兄の為 進メ: Proceed for my brother
皇軍の向かうところ敵なし: Where the Japanese Imperial Army is heading, there is match for! Japanese Imperial Army is invincible!
This flag is given to "普/Shin". The people who's wrote on this flag were plobably familiys and friends all of them are very close to Shin (first name). Normaly recivers full name is on the Flag, and Womens war support assosiation collected signature from the neighbors and relatives for the soldiers. And during the WWII, rich family choosed silk and others normally choosed cotton. This Familly and Friends signed flag is covered with beautiful calligraphy on the expensive silk flag. It's makes this Flag is very personal and special.
Approximately 36-1/2" in width x 27-1/2" in height
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Silk, paper, cotton strings, black(Sumi) ink.
This is from a Japanese Militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. PAEJM LEGEX08/23/20 SEGEX09/02/20
8+ (Excellent): The Flag is no tear, no hole, overall excellent condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.