Late 1930's Japanese "Chinese Incident" Medal
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Late 1930's Japanese "Chinese Incident" Medal

Code: jmm20004

$75.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a Japanese "Chinese Incident" medal which hangs from a beautiful striped ribbon. The "Chinese Incident" occurred in 1937 and is widely seen as the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War, which ended with the Japanese surrender in 1945. The front of the medallion shows an eagle astride two crossed flags with a flower above. The reverse shows a mountain range peeking out from a cloud cover with rolling waves at its base.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1930's.

SIZE: About 1-7/16" in width by 3-3/16" in height.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Copper with silk ribbon.

ATTACHMENT: Hook with "U" hasp.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Japanese collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAEX98 LGEX

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The medal shows minor to moderate wear, the medallion is askew, overall handsome patina.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.