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Catalog Number 2000.021.021
Description Japanese Dog Tag, c. 1939-1945. Rectangular wooden slab with Japanese calligraphy characters printed on front. On back of wooden slab there is Japanese characters in a rectangular box stamped onto back. (Possibly a Japanese wooden dog tag? Possibly an omamori(amulet)? Left block roughly translates to Autumn mountain Mitsuru?)
Object Name Tag, Dog
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Japanese Dog Tag, c. 1939-1945
Date c. 1939-1945
Creator Unknown
Role Printer
Inscription Text "[Japanese characters]" (Printed on front of wooden slab); "[Japanese characters]" (Printed on back of wooden slab); "7" (Printed on front left corner of wooden slab)
Inscription Language Japanese
Inscription Translation "Autumn mountain Mitsuru" (Left wood block)?
Provenance From WWII (Navy).
Dimensions H-3.375 W-1.375 D-0.375 inches
Search Terms Ships
Navy
World War II
World War II - Japanese
World War Two
Japanese
Japanese - World War II
Subjects Japanese language
World War II