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  1. Thread: Comfort Bag

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    Sticky: Old -- [silkworm] cocoon bag -- all sold as one...

    Old -- [silkworm] cocoon bag -- all sold as one lot 【silkworm material・tattered・old cloth ・hemp・cord made of mulberry bark fibers】

    Listen to Nick!

    plus ... it has a company/store/shop logo:...
  2. Thread: Comfort Bag

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    Sticky: definitely! Oops ... I have the...

    definitely!


    Oops ... I have the illustrations in reverse order.

    --Guy
  3. Thread: Comfort Bag

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    Sticky: And still worn ... albeit, modern "epuron"...

    And still worn ... albeit, modern "epuron" (maekake) are more commonly used.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-VmuYgR-jPPI/UqJKlLzA4-I/AAAAAAAAD7I/pcnLnY-Hygo/s1600/Kappogi_front.jpg
    Kappogi
    ...
  4. Thread: Comfort Bag

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    Sticky: Yeah, I can imagine what he could have written. ...

    Yeah, I can imagine what he could have written. :rolleyes: There is always that "GI" (regardless of country) who is the 10% of any unit. We commanders/leaders spend 90% of our time on that 10%.
    ...
  5. Thread: Comfort Bag

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    Sticky: My Error .... Not Beppu

    MichaelB,

    Tom has corrected me! With the correct kanji, the address is definitely the PI. Sorry for sending you off on the wrong track.

    --Guy
  6. Thread: Comfort Bag

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    Sticky: Thanks Tom, When I insert the CORRECT kanji, I...

    Thanks Tom,

    When I insert the CORRECT kanji, I come up with "Philippines". It's amazing what one wrong kanji can do to someone's ego!!! (^_^)
    比律濱 is ateji for "Philippines"
    フィリピン(P); フイリピン...
  7. Thread: Comfort Bag

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    Sticky: Oooooo .... Bagio. I knew some USAF aircrews who...

    Oooooo .... Bagio. I knew some USAF aircrews who loved going to Bagio back in the 1970s!

    バギオ佛教婦人会
    Bagio Buddhist Women's Association


    --Guy

    [EDIT: .... Errrr .... this *IS* Bagio City,...
  8. Thread: Comfort Bag

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    Sticky: While not quite a "comfort" bag, similar bags can...

    While not quite a "comfort" bag, similar bags can still be had in the Japan Ground Self-Defense force exchange/canteen.
    I bought these at the Hokkaido HQ when I was on the annual Yama-Sakura...
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