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    Another fea market find i am thinking its Japanese but not sure
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    This is not Japanese compass but some sort of instruments for the Chinese fortune teller

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    OH kradman,loud laughter.

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    Well it is Chinese and not Japanese!..
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.

    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    It should bring me luck in finding more Rusty gold then

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    "You are going on a long journey Grasshopper......"
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Nice one Ned like it 😄

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    Well, I thought it was Japanese because of the 正福原 [Sei Fukuhara]. But after looking long and hard ... I keep getting CHINESE results for "Natural Fortune Food Product Co., Ltd"! After parsing the Chinese translation, I *think* that 正福原 means "Fortune" -- literally "Original/Fundamental True Luck"

    【げん】 (pref) original; primitive; primary; fundamental; rawl].


    Zhng fyun shēngti shpǐn yǒuxin gōngsī
    Natural Fortune Ecological Food Co., Ltd.

    I need some Natural Fortune !!! It would also help if we had a native-Chinese speaker on the forum!

    By the way, these types of compasses are made in Japan as well:

    -- Glossy compass housing made of brass with lid and the dial in elegant tones of black and gold.
    -- For reading your fortune on the basis of directional relationships on occasions of building a new house, displacement of furniture and travels.
    -- A stopper to fix the magnetic needle is attached.
    -- The luminous magnetic needle convenient to view in dark.

    Product No.42022-3
    Dry Type
    Size : 45mm


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    Although it has the function of compass, this thing is used by the Chinese fortune teller to orientate the furnitures in your new house..etc
    All those Chinese wordings basically mean particular time, year..etc

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    Thank you, Mr. Chen!!


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