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  1. 6th class Rising Sun order posthumously awarded in 1969

    Another classical post war veteran awarding. Order was awarded on November 29, 1968.
  2. 4th class Rising Sun order posthumously awarded in 1968

    Classical post war veteran awarding. Original case. Order was awarded on October 30, 1968.
  3. 7th class Rising Sun order awarded in 1920

    Private collection. Photos courtesy of the owner. Order was awarded on November 1, 1920 to 野口定吉 - Sadakichi Noguchi.
  4. 1st class Order of the Rising Sun awarded in 1918 to the 1st Duke of the Sea Paolo Camillo Thaon di Revel

    Silver, gilt, enamel. Sash badge size 85 mm. Breast star size 88 mm. Both marked with mark ヒ https://asiamedals.info/threads/mark-hi-on-japanese-orders-and-medals-when-and-who.22787/ Mark ヒ. Document was issued on November 8, 1918 and hand-sgned by Emperor Taisho. Rising Sun order No. 5...
  5. 4th class Rising Sun order awarded in 1999

    One of the last 4th class Rising Sun orders of pre-2003 type. Original case.
  6. 1st class Rising Sun order document issued in 1945 to Lieutenant General Masao Watanabe

    One the very last Rising Sun orders that were awarded before the capitulation of Japan. Rising Sun order No. 330 /note restarted numbering/ awarded on July 25, 1945 to Masao Watanabe /渡辺 正夫/. Hand-signed by the Emperor Hirohito. Original case.
  7. 2nd class Rising Sun order awarded to General Sir Garrett O'Moore Creagh in 1902

    Awarded in 1902. Silver, gilt, enamel. Collection of National Army Museum in Chelsea, London. Breast star.
  8. Orders of Rising Sun with mark S /made by Shobido workshop/

    About S mark https://asiamedals.info/threads/mark-s-who-and-when.15314/ Orders of Rising Sun with mark 美 /second mark of Shobido workshop/ https://asiamedals.info/threads/orders-of-rising-sun-with-mark-made-by-shobido-workshop.15057/ 8th class Rising Sun order. Reverse of the ball marked...
  9. 1st class Rising Sun order awarded in 1940 to Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

    On display at Veste Coburg /also known as the “Franconian Crown”, it was first mentioned in a document in 1056. In 1353 it fell to the House of Wettin and as a building of strategic importance was expanded to create an almost impregnable castle. It still dominates the surrounding countryside and...
  10. 3rd class Rising Sun order document issued in 2011 to Soviet and Russian ballet dancer Maya Mikhailovna Plisetskaya

    Awarded on November 3, 2011 to ロシア国人ブリセツカヤ・マイヤ・ミハイロヴナに - Russian Maya Mikhailovna Plisetskaya /Майя Михайловна Плисецкая/. Rising Sun order No. 12 533 awarded to a foreigner.
  11. 1st class Order of the Rising Sun awarded to General Colin Powell in 1991

    Interesting awarding. Case size 250 x 130 x 70 mm. Awarded on November 15, 1991. Rising Sun order No. 10 806 awarded to a foreigner.
  12. 2nd class Rising Sun order awarded to Lieutenant General Sir Hugh Jamieson Elles

    2nd class set was awarded sometime around 1920. Photos courtesy of Alexey, S.P.B. On display at Bovington Tank Museum.
  13. 4th class Rising Sun order awarded in 1921 to Commander of the 21st French Aviation Regiment Alexandre Bouchet

    4th class Rising Sun order with a case for foreigners https://asiamedals.info/threads/orders-of-the-rising-sun-in-cases-for-foreigners.23184 Images source: http://albindenis.free.fr/ Awarded on August 24, 1921 to Alexandre Bouchet (February 5, 1876 - May 11, 1958) pioneer of military...
  14. 5th class Rising Sun order awarded in 1884 to a Foreigner

    5th class Rising Sun order awarded with a case for foreigners https://asiamedals.info/threads/orders-of-the-rising-sun-in-cases-for-foreigners.23184 Silver, gilt, enamel. Size 67 × 46 mm. Weight 34.55 g. Document issued on June 3, 1884 to a Secretary Assessor /unfortunately name is barely...
  15. 2nd class Rising Sun order document issued in 1993 to Italian diplomat Bruno Bottai

    Issued on August 27, 1993. Rising Sun order No. 10 901 issued to a foreigner.
  16. 3rd class Rising Sun order awarded in 1883 to the French Lieutenant Colonel Liechtenstein

    Awarded on June 15, 1883 to Lieutenant Colonel Liechtenstein /土官中佐 リシュタンステインヲ/. Rising Sun order No. 458. Original document with official translation into French.
  17. 2nd class Rising Sun order awarded in 1883 to Admiral Henri Adrien Barthélemy Louis Rieunier

    Awarded on October 20, 1883. Rising Sun order No. 507 awarded to a foreigner. Early Meiji breast star on pristine condition. Award document.
  18. 1st class Rising Sun order awarded in 2019 to General Robert Blake Neller

    One of the very first awardings of Reiwa era. General Robert Blake Neller, the former Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, was awarded with 1st class Rising Sun order on November 3, 2019. Rising Sun order No.14063 awarded to a foreigner. Document hand-signed by Emperor Naruhito. Mr. Hideo...
  19. 1st and 3rd class Rising Sun order documents of Lieutenant General Takeji Nara

    Rare /one of the last hand-singed by Emperor Taisho/ 1st class Rising Sun order document. Awarded on September 7, 1920 to Lieutenant General Takeji Nara https://asiamedals.info/threads/document-for-the-order-of-the-illustrious-dragon-issued-in-1937-to-baron-takeji-nara.27570/
  20. 3rd class Rising Sun order awarded in 1966 to Chojiro Kuriyama

    Chojiro Kuriyama (栗山長次郎; September 7, 1896 - July 8, 1971) was a journalist, businessman and politician /,ember of the House of Representatives/. He was born in Tokyo as Seijiro Kuriyama's eldest son. In 1917 he graduated from Aoyama Normal School. He then studied in the United States and...
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