manchukuo awards and decorations

  1. Single Miniatures of Manchukuo Orders and Medals

    Miniature of Manchukuo National Foundation Merit Medal.
  2. Grand Cordon of the Grand Order of the Orchid Blossom Award Documents

    Very rare document for Grand Cordon of the Grand Order of the Orchid Blossom No. 23. Issued on July 15, 1940 and hand-signed by Emperor Puyi. Details. Puyi signature 溥儀.
  3. 1st class Order of the Auspicious Clouds made by Japanese Mint /marked M/

    Silver, gilt, enamel. Size 108 x 71 mm. Weight 93 g. Mark M. Suspension. Badge.
  4. 3rd class Order of the Auspicious Clouds document issued in 1943

    Interesting late war document. Size 580 x 460 mm. Issued on September 15, 1943. 3rd class Order of the Auspicious Clouds No.1189. Details.
  5. 8st class Order of the Auspicious Clouds document posthumously issued to Private First Class Fumio Tanaka

    Issued on May 9, 1934 to 陸軍步兵上等兵田中文雄 -[Imperial Japanese] Army Private First Class Fumio Tanaka 8th class Auspicious Clouds order document No. 930. Details. Watermarks.
  6. Xingjing County Guarding Commemorative Watch Fob/興京県警備紀念章

    Size 25 mm. Obverse Manchukuo flag 紀念 - Commemorative reverse 興京縣 - Xingjing County /currently known as Xinbin Manchu Autonomous County /新賓滿族自治縣; ᠰᡳᠨᠪᡳᠨ ᠮᠠᠨᠵᡠ ᠪᡝᠶᡝ ᡩᠠᠰᠠᠩᡤᠠ ᠰᡳᠶᠠᠨ/ or simply Xinbin County is one of the three counties under the administration of the prefecture-level city...
  7. Order of the Illustrious Dragon Full Set /Allied "Bringback"/

    See also https://asiamedals.info/threads/captured-kites-allied-soldiers-bringbacks.11884 ; https://asiamedals.info/threads/captured-rising-suns-allied-soldiers-bringbacks.26382/. Robbie Ashlock who worked for several years on the occupation force of General Douglas MacArthur departed from...
  8. Colonels' Medal Bar with Manchukuo Medals

    Very unusual combination of awards. 3rd class Auspicious clouds and 4th class Sacred Treasure order. "Foundation", "Enthronement", "1935 Visit" and Japanese Red Cross Society Special Member's Medal.
  9. 1937 South Manchurian Railway Award Silver Sake Cups

    南満州鉄道株式會社 - South Manchuria Railway Co., Ltd. 總裁 - President 松岡洋右 - Yosuke Matsuoka /President of the South Manchuria Railway Company/ 昭和十二年十二月 - December 1937 Cups were manufactured in pure silver by Mori Yoko workshop in Mukden...
  10. Case of Grand Order of the Orchid Blossom of Admiral Togo Heihachiro

    Almost certainly 1934 posthumous awarding. Whereabouts of insignias is unknown https://asiamedals.info/threads/1st-class-saint-anne-order-for-non-christians-of-admiral-togo-heihachiro.27736/ Width approx. 133 mm. Length approx. 253 mm. Height approx. 79 mm. Weight approx. 739.1 g.
  11. Fushun Juukenjutsu Association Championship Badge/銃剣術撫順分会銃剣術優勝牌

    Obverse 銃剣術優勝牌 - Juukenjutsu [bayonet drill] Championship Badge 撫順分會 - Fushun /Liaoning province in 1932–45 was part of the Manchukuo/ Branch of Association Obviously badge was designed after Japanese Army swordsmanship proficiency badge.
  12. Document for the Order of the Illustrious Dragon issued in 1937 to Baron Takeji Nara

    See also documents for his Rising Sun orders https://asiamedals.info/threads/1st-and-3rd-class-rising-sun-order-documents-of-lieutenant-general-takeji-nara.27572/ and 2nd class Striped Tiger order...
  13. History of the Order of the Illustrious Dragon/龍光大綬章

    Order of the Illustrious Dragon, a.k.a. Order of the Dragon Ray or Order of the Dragon Light /龍光大綬章; Lóng guāngdà shòuzhāng/ was estabished by Imperial Edict No. 1 of March 1, 1934 (and described in Imperial Decree No. 27 on April 19, 1934) together with Grand Order of the Orchid Blossom...
  14. Order of the Illustrious Dragon from Ex Shih Kalgan collection

    Shih Kalgan (施嘉干; 1896-1975) is considered one of the most prominent Chinese coin collector of the 20th century. He was born in Wu County, Kiangsu Province. He traveled to the United States to study at an early age and began collecting Chinese and foreign coins. On his return to China, Shih...
  15. Order of the Illustrious Dragon from Ex Michael Quigley collection

    Silver, gilt, enamel. Size 115 (including suspension) x 69.75 mm. Weight 62.8 g. Silver, gilt, enamel. Size 89.6 x 89.45 mm. Weight 80.9 g. 勲功位章 - Order of Merit
  16. Order of the Illustrious Dragon Sash Badge /unmarked/

    Silver, gilt, enamel. Width 70 mm.
  17. Order of the Illustrious Dragon Sash Badge from Ex Robert McNamara Collection

    Silver, gilt, enamel. Size 117 (including suspension) x 75 mm. Same badge under different light.
  18. Order of the Illustrious Dragon Breast Stars made by Osaka Mint /marked M/

    Silver, gilt, enamel. Size 88 mm. 勲功位章 - Order of Merit Reverse of the pin marked M https://asiamedals.info/threads/mark-m-on-japanese-orders-and-medals-who-and-when.14818/
  19. Collar and Grand Cordon of the Order of the Orchid Blossom awarded in 1941 to Michael I of Romania

    Romania recognized Manchukuo on December 1, 1940. At the end of February 1941 Emperor Puyi was awarded with Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Carol I. In turn Michael I of Romania was awarded with Order of the Orchid Blossom. Collection of National History Museum of Romania, Bucharest...
  20. History of the Grand Order of the Orchid Blossom/大勲位蘭花章

    Grand Order of the Orchid Blossom [Grand Order of Orchid Flowers] /Ta Hsun Wei Lan Hua Chang or Dà Xūn Wèi Lánhuā Zhāng/ was established (together with orders of Illustrious Dragon and order of Auspicious Clouds) by Imperial Decree No. 7 on March 1, 1934 and described by Imperial Decree No. 27...
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