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(cp) Japanese Combat Grouping, Flag and Helmet

SKU: uajprguad

$1,975.00

This is a battle damaged Japanese helmet (size marked small), with accompanying flame-thrower damaged prayer flag. This is one of the more elaborately marked flags I’ve seen, with literally dozens of well-wishes to the bearer. The flag shows burn marks, which correspond to one area when it is folded — the way it was carried by the soldier. The individual who supplied this grouping for listing obtained the items from a long-time Long Island collection. The collector reportedly obtained the items from the veteran (name unrecorded) who brought the items back as souvenirs of Guadalcanal. A superb grouping with the scars of hard fighting. COA accompanies.

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