Lot 224

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A group of six pieces by noted Japanese armed forces leaders, various formats (noted), includes: ZENJI ORITA, S.P. 5" z 7" b/w, signed in English and Japanese adding "exCo. Sub 'I-47' I.J.N."; MASASIRO "MIKE" KAWATO, signature on a small sheet showing an Ace of Spades card riddled with bullet holes; SABURO SAKAI, two pieces, the first a FDC from Singapore canceled Jan. 15, 1972, honoring the Disbandment of No. 205 Squadron, signed by Sakai and four others including ace ALEX VRACIN and three others, presumably aces as well; and an S.P. 4" x 3" b/w, shows Sakai in flight gear, signed at bottom. The lot includes two signatures of KENNOSUKE TORISU as well. Very good condition.

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July 21, 2011 11:30 AM EDT
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