Named WWII Japanese 1,000 Stitch Belt of Philippine Islands KIA


The golden cotton belt was embroidered with 1,000 red stitches to outline a tiger. It was worn by a Japanese soldier named “Kanasashi” and purchased from his family, who reported that he was killed in action in the Philippine Islands.  The belt is approximately 6 1/2 inches wide and 43 inches long. It shows the typical spots ad signs of use from having been worn against the body of a soldier in the field, but overall it is in very good condition.


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