Long time Singaporean collector of World War One and Two militaria from both Axis and Allied nations.

Living historian with 'Syonan Reflections'.

Husband, educator, friend and ex-soldier too.

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Saturday, July 3, 2010

Exciting June 2010 purchases

The June holidays were hectic for me. Therefore, I can only do an update now. Nevertheless, the purchases were

Reproduction Type 95 Japanese WW2 NCO Katana

Katana
I was surprised to find the Katana wrapped on aluminium foil.
It resembled some potato ready for BBQ.
Japanese NCO sword Japanese NCO sword
Japanese NCO sword Japanese NCO sword
Japanese NCO sword Japanese NCO sword
Japanese NCO sword Japanese NCO sword
Japanese NCO sword Japanese NCO sword
Reproduction WW2 German Dot 44 HBT tunic -
Purchased secondhand from 1944 Militaria
Dot 44 jacket
Dot 44 jacket Dot 44 jacket
Dot 44 jacket Dot 44 jacket
Dot 44 jacket Dot 44 jacket
Original WW2 German K98 bayonet - Ground dug example still in sound condition.
The wood grips are still present!

K98 bayonet
K98 bayonet K98 bayonet
Reproduction Rubber WW2 Japanese Type 14 Nambu pistol - I have been looking for this for many many years and this is a screen used prop from The Pacific (2010) miniseries! HAHAHA
Rubber Type-14 Nambu pistol
Rubber Type-14 Nambu pistol Rubber Type-14 Nambu pistol
Rubber Type-14 Nambu pistol Rubber Type-14 Nambu pistol
Rubber Type-14 Nambu pistol Rubber Type-14 Nambu pistol
Rubber Type-14 Nambu pistol Rubber Type-14 Nambu pistol
Rubber Type-14 Nambu pistol Rubber Type-14 Nambu pistol
I used a soft abrasive and a soft toothbrush to clean
the Nambu off the dirt and sand.
Perhaps the sand came from the filming site back in Australia? =-p

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