marks of japanese orders

  1. 5th class Rising Sun order marked with ナ awarded on September 18, 1920 to Captain Edmond G. Hodgkinson of Cheshire Regiment

    5th class Rising Sun order marked with ナ awarded on September 18, 1920 to Captain Edmond G. Hodgkinson who served with Cheshire Regiment. Rising Sun order No. 5640 issued to a foreigner. Naturally order was issued with the case for foreigners...
  2. Mark 美 on Japanese Orders: Who and When

    Many Japanese orders of Rising Sun and Sacred Treasure from 1900-1929 time period bear this mark. This is kanji 美 - Beauty (reads as bi) Derived from 尚美堂- Shobidō (Shōbitō) jewelry firm that was founded in 1900 at Yodoyabashi, central of Osaka City by Eikichiro Eto. Workshop specialized...
  3. Mark ナ on japanese orders and medals: when and who

    As for today the exact owner of this mark remains unknown. Presumably mark could be used by Nakata workshop. ナ reads Na. Na for Nakata? At the present time, no empirical support for this hypothesis was found. Manufacturer was active during first quarter of the twentieth century. 4th class...
  4. Orders of the Paulownia Flowers marked ヒ

    About mark ヒ https://asiamedals.info/threads/mark-hi-on-japanese-orders-and-medals-when-and-who.22787/ All known Japanese orders with mark ヒ https://asiamedals.info/threads/makers-marks-of-japanese-orders-and-medals.14996/#post-241599 Full set with outer case.
  5. Orders of the Sacred Treasure with mark 大

    3rd class. Unusual placing of the mark.
  6. Sacred Treasure Orders with mark 幣

    8th class. Another one. All look practically identical. Women's version. 7th class.
  7. Orders of Sacred Treasure with mark ナ

    1st/2nd class Sacred Treasure order breast star with mark ナ. Silver, gilt, enamel. Size 70 mm.
  8. Maker's Marks of Japanese Orders and Medals

    Mark М Mark M on japanese orders and medals: who and when https://asiamedals.info/threads/mark-m-on-japanese-orders-and-medals-who-and-when.14818/ Orders of the Chrysanthemum with mark M https://asiamedals.info/threads/orders-of-the-chrysanthemum-with-mark-m.11620/ Orders of Rising Sun...
  9. Mark M on Japanese Orders and Medals: Who and When

    Mark M was used by Japanese Mint during 1930s and early 1940s. M for Mint. The earliest currently known time coordinate of mark M - March 1930. The latest - April 6, 1943. Showa Enthronement Commemorative Medal. Luckily for us, dated packages can be found in the boxes of these medals...
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