Iwo Jima Post #2 catpured Japanese flag, framed
Lot 161
An Iwo Jima captured Imperial Japanese Army flag
Feb 19 - March 26 1945
Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Iwo Jima captured Imperial Japanese Army flag
Feb 19 - March 26 1945
A linen Japanese flag, with leather corner-pieces and ties at the luff, signed in Japanese by various soldiers and subsequently marked up by the Americans 'MP Post 2', with the names of the 10 Military policemen and with 'Iwo Jima' written down the right side.
27.5 x 36 in. (69.85 x 91.44 cm.) Framed.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The War Museum

Saleroom notices

  • The phrase "ties at the luff" should read "ties at the hoist."
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