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Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 07-09-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By hc8mm
lol.. I am sure you just missed the word. I do...

lol.. I am sure you just missed the word. I do that too.

But you found info on it really quick.
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 07-09-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By hc8mm
Well.. 4.7" diameter is close to 15"...

Well.. 4.7" diameter is close to 15" circumference which is almost to the 16" mentioned by the OP.
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 06-30-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By hc8mm
Yeah both are modern fantasies sold on ebay or...

Yeah both are modern fantasies sold on ebay or auction houses. I would avoid these medals.
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 06-08-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By hc8mm
thumbsup

thumbsup
Forum: Communist Bloc Militaria 06-06-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By hc8mm
Good luck looking. Been collecting Chinese WWII...

Good luck looking. Been collecting Chinese WWII for more than 8 years and seen one or two for sale. You can try the ski caps. They come up once or twice a year on ebay.
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 06-04-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 983
Posted By hc8mm
Japanese writing use Chinese characters which is...

Japanese writing use Chinese characters which is Kanji, but Chinese writing can't be Kanji.

Like squares can be rectangles, but rectangles can't be squares.
Forum: International Militaria Forum 06-02-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By hc8mm
Its a KMT party badge. And its not Kanji...

Its a KMT party badge.

And its not Kanji because its not Japanese writing. Its Hanzi.
Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-29-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By hc8mm
it looks, green or black to me. ...

it looks, green or black to me.

http://www.chinaww2.com/2016/01/14/chinese-militaria-a-hot-new-area-for-collectors/
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 11-22-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,024
Posted By hc8mm
lol...

lol...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 09-29-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By hc8mm
Not an air force patch nor a blood chit. It is a...

Not an air force patch nor a blood chit. It is a regular name patch worn on uniforms. Not sure if it is related to army/military.

That guy is not a pilot either. Pilots don't wear army insignia.
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 09-07-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By hc8mm
http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread....

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=821553

A lot of tunics i see on original pictures have the tabs like this ^^

The one posted here is like in the middle. Just observations...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 09-07-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By hc8mm
I am not sure about those stars on the rank...

I am not sure about those stars on the rank tab... should they all be aligned in the center and be nicely lined up?

I to would expect the name to be embroidered in the tunic. Easy to cut out old...
Forum: Communist Bloc Militaria 08-26-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By hc8mm
JapanX is right. Not worth translating.

JapanX is right. Not worth translating.
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 08-24-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By hc8mm
79 means the 7.92mm rounds

79 means the 7.92mm rounds
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 08-05-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By hc8mm
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/08/Flag_of_the_Republic_of_China-Nanjing_%28Peace%2C_Anti-Communism%2C_National_Construction%29.svg
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 08-05-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By hc8mm
Obviously, if it was Chinese working with the...

Obviously, if it was Chinese working with the Japanese:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reorganized_National_Government_of_the_Republic_of_China

It wasn't taken off from some dead Chinese.
Forum: Korean War 07-31-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By hc8mm
Finnishlion142 is correct, its Japanese Police. ...

Finnishlion142 is correct, its Japanese Police.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_enforcement_in_Japan

http://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/kougun1/54369810.html
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 05-17-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By hc8mm
Probably not on the ribbons/medals. The bigger...

Probably not on the ribbons/medals. The bigger ribbon bar doesn't have the Rising Sun; the smaller bar doesn't have the Sacred Treasure. They can't wear both bars. The bars doesn't display the...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 04-19-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By hc8mm
Thanks for the info Nick. So basically the...

Thanks for the info Nick.

So basically the difference between the 1914 and 1927 regulations are the anchors?
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 04-19-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By hc8mm
I believe they stopped wearing these by WWII....

I believe they stopped wearing these by WWII. Admirals had another set of insignia on them.

This is Captain.

Not many people collect dress stuff, army and navy.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 04-11-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By hc8mm
if the guy paid a silver quarter and dime for it...

if the guy paid a silver quarter and dime for it at that time, today's silver value would be about $4.17, which is probably close to patch prices today.
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 04-09-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By hc8mm
八仙圖 is closer because it is not really a coin (no...

八仙圖 is closer because it is not really a coin (no gov entity/mint, year, or precise value)

Anyways, antique shops usually label modern Asian items as antiques even though they are mostly fakes and...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 04-09-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By hc8mm
It looks like very bad quality for something...

It looks like very bad quality for something issued by a bank as a commemorative issue. It seems more of the typical sand cast fakes on ebay. btw, I don't really see 圓.
Forum: International Militaria Forum 04-06-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By hc8mm
What is that?? Definitely not Chinese. Is it a...

What is that?? Definitely not Chinese. Is it a part that makes a plane run?
Forum: International Militaria Forum 01-10-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,499
Posted By hc8mm
Not to sure about dadaos.. that one seems to look...

Not to sure about dadaos.. that one seems to look old.

Once in a while, items do appear on ebay or dealers website. Fakes are all over the place. You can find a lot of WWII items, surprisingly on...
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