I saw your items, including the booklets. Looks like great stuff! I think someone else asked for close ups of the booklets. I echo that as well! The
booklets you have are called Guntaitecho and offer a fascinating look into the history of the soldier and the units he was a part of in the IJA. My collecting focus is on Japanese paper items with special emphasis on booklets like yours. I have a large number of IJA unit codes and could contribute to the translations if need be. (The most important sections of the booklets IMO are the bracketed pages with spaces to write in info., and there should also be a page or two of handwritten entries separated by small red stamped circles) You mentioned that you have the capture paper with these booklets? If you could take pics. of that paper as well, that would be greatly appreciated, if you have the time of course.
Very nice items! Thanks for showing.
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Nice collection! I always liked the paratrooper rifles, and they are only going up in value. I saw your postcards and omamori and believe that I could nail down the final location of that stamped postcard for you if I could get a clearer image of the address, I think it is ウ１０２ but I am not sure. Did all the paperwork come from one source?
I shall try and get better photos or even try and scan the items. Most of the items came from one source. I have three of those pocket books, but two of them were captured together with the other paper items. Sadly, one of the items was a photo paper frame, but it was missing the photograph. The paper frame was from a photo studio in Tokyo I think, I shall look at the at again. I also have another capture papers with a ammo pouch and two photos of the Japanese soldier that the ammo pouch belonged to. Yes, I like paratrooper model rifles and also have several type 99 rifles. Give me some time and i shall get better photos..thanks
Great! Very much looking forward to the pics. Thanks!