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Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-03-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Stu W
For a collector wanting just one iconic example...

For a collector wanting just one iconic example in good condition you did well. Thanks for showing.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-03-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Stu W
If you are referring to a Type 95 Army NCO sword...

If you are referring to a Type 95 Army NCO sword then the Estand or one of the other members who frequent the Japanese sub forum is as good as anywhere and likely better than most.

There were...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-03-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Stu W
Any authentic Navy examples I've examined have...

Any authentic Navy examples I've examined have been very dark brown whereas the Army were more of a tan to mid brown.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 01-22-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Stu W
I agree. Regards, Stu

I agree.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 01-22-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Stu W
I agree. Well balanced content and pleasing to...

I agree. Well balanced content and pleasing to the eye.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 01-10-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By Stu W
Have you a photo of the other side of the WW1...

Have you a photo of the other side of the WW1 medal? There is more than one for the period. Does yours have a single or double column of kanji on the reverse?

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 01-01-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 554
Posted By Stu W
[QUOTE=HunterSS ... I still think it will look...

[QUOTE=HunterSS ... I still think it will look good on my wall... like it has always been said, collect what you like."

With that I agree 100%.thumbsup

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 12-31-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 554
Posted By Stu W
Respectfully, the King Tiger made with King Tiger...

Respectfully, the King Tiger made with King Tiger parts is a King Tiger. A Frankensword made with mixed Army and Navy parts in a configuration never approved nor issued is not a parallel example in...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 08-25-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Stu W
Made with assistance of machines and then hand...

Made with assistance of machines and then hand finished. Not a traditionally made piece but a nice collectible and iconic piece none the less.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 06-27-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Stu W
Hi, Although I commented on the previous...

Hi,

Although I commented on the previous sword it was STEGEL who made the comments regarding serial numbers. His data base is more comprehensive than mine. I'd suggest you give him a PM and ask...
Forum: Crosses of the Wehrmacht 06-07-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Stu W
Yes, a reproduction. Too bad those are still...

Yes, a reproduction. Too bad those are still around. I wonder how many were made.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 04-14-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By Stu W
Looks like an authentic Type 95 Army NCO sword....

Looks like an authentic Type 95 Army NCO sword. Those Tokyo Arsenal top latch, iron tsuba versions were in production as early as 1941 I believe.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-24-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Stu W
Just for info ... N.T.H.K. (Nihon Token...

Just for info ...

N.T.H.K. (Nihon Token Hozon Kai)

Formally translated as “The Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Sword”. Established in 1910 during the Meiji Period. N.T.H.K shinsa...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 01-28-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Stu W
The mei looks to have been done with some sort of...

The mei looks to have been done with some sort of graving tool rather than a chisel.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 01-28-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By Stu W
Good idea. That's one ugly repro in my opinion. ...

Good idea. That's one ugly repro in my opinion.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Crosses of the Wehrmacht 01-28-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Stu W
Can you post a photo of the EKII with more light...

Can you post a photo of the EKII with more light on the numerals?

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 12-10-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By Stu W
You have taken offence where none was meant and I...

You have taken offence where none was meant and I did answer your question.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 12-10-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By Stu W
Hi John, You need to be an Association...

Hi John,

You need to be an Association member to post directly to the WAF server I believe.

Now for a question from me. Did you really join here in 2005? That’s not many posts in the period....
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 12-08-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Stu W
Hello Greg, If you are looking to acquire a...

Hello Greg,

If you are looking to acquire a period authentic hinomaru yosegaki then I suggest you continue your search. Others may have different views but I’d pass that flag by.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 12-05-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Stu W
Very true! Yasukunito are good examples of that. ...

Very true! Yasukunito are good examples of that.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 12-05-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Stu W
For future assistance ... ...

For future assistance ...

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=627782


Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 11-12-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,879
Posted By Stu W
Looks outstanding. Well worth the expenditure if...

Looks outstanding. Well worth the expenditure if you like the outcome. It's not always about cost effectiveness.

Photographing blades is a very tough task. Particularly without professional gear....
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 11-12-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By Stu W
I do not believe that to be an authentic Japanese...

I do not believe that to be an authentic Japanese made sword.

Regards,
Stu
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 11-11-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Stu W
Thank you for your replies. I appreciate them....

Thank you for your replies. I appreciate them. They lead me to believe I’m not being clear so will try again. I see what appear to be crudely copied kanji like characters. If they have been read and...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 11-10-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Stu W
OK. Again I ask, a fake what? Regards, Stu

OK. Again I ask, a fake what?

Regards,
Stu
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