A WW II uniform ensemble for a staff officer in the Imperial Japanese Army
International Military History from 1919 | O88r | Online auction | 837 Lots
DescriptionVisor cap for officers of black wool cloth trimmed with golden flat cord, lacquered front visor, on the forehead an embossed sun symbol (traces of silver plating), chinstrap of patent leather on gilt buttons with blossom in relief, green, silky lining embossed with "Mobokuma" in gold, sweatband of black patent leather. Comes with a feather plume in a separate cardboard case. Elegant, double-breasted uniform tunic of black wool cloth with gold buttons (blossom motif), the sleeves elaborately trimmed in gold, gold embroidery on the collar, black stitched lining with label "Tdoi Tokio Japan". Furthermore, a pair of trousers of black wool cloth with red lateral stripes. Also a parade sash of silk rep striped in white and red, a leather belt, a golden sword knot and a pair of shoulder boards in the original packaging. Leather carrying case (handle torn on one side). Slightly damaged in places, traces of age. Beautifully preserved, rare ensemble.
Condition: II Questions about the lot?