Lacquered case with latch attest to early date, as does patina on the medal. Box: Lacquered with inside lined with purple silk, white metal latch. Inscribed in gold lacquer letters: Merit 2.
Class Sacred Treasure Order Kun nit Zuih-sh. Condition: Brest Star: medal oxidized, enamel cracked on 7 rays, some loss of enamel at cracks, three rays bent, two of them noticeably (damage consistent with the star being dropped on tatami floor).Red dots dulled and with chips and loss. BOX: Minor scratches on the box; old wire repair on the latch (see photos). Peterson: Orders and Medals of Japan and Associated States (Third Edition), Duluth: The Orders and Medals Society of America, 2000, p. The item "RARE Japanese Order of the Sacred treasure 2nd Class WWII With BOX ORIGINAL" is in sale since Friday, October 1, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Japan\Medals, Pins & Ribbons". The seller is "dookie309" and is located in Boynton Beach, Florida.
This item can be shipped to United States.