Japanese Imperial Navy flag, presented to commander Robert Morris in Tokyo Bay at the time of the Surrender Signing.  [Tokyo Bay, September 1945.]
Lot 1252
Japanese Imperial Navy flag, presented to commander Robert Morris in Tokyo Bay at the time of the Surrender Signing.
[Tokyo Bay, September 1945.]
Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium

Voices of the 20th Century

6 Dec 2017, 13:00 EST

New York

Lot Details
Japanese Imperial Navy flag, presented to commander Robert Morris in Tokyo Bay at the time of the Surrender Signing.
[Tokyo Bay, September 1945.] A Japanese Imperial Navy linen flag from a capital ship, with off center red sun and radiating red bands, the header with stenciled markings "93 Chatsworth", lightly discolored, some running of the red color, probably as a result of being folded up wet in a locker, edges slightly frayed. 680 x 1,320mm.

This Japanese naval flag was presented to Lt Commander Robert F Morris of the US navy at the time of the Japanese Surrender signing, held on the USS Missouri, on September 2nd 1945.
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