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A nice group with a Japanese WW1 Victory medal which is quite rarely seen as miniature. I would say it's most likely a mid war group from a Japanese diplomat, appr around 1920-30?

 

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Photos of some miniatures of Japanese Orders and Medals. They were awarded to a Brazilian Admiral of the First World War.Unfortunately they are not mine. Note that there are some rare medals.

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Cheers

Lambert

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Nice :beer: 

P.S. Looks like our brazilian admiral liked women's versions ;) 

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Perhaps Mrs. Admiral received the medal as well?  

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It is probable that it was Vice-Admiral Carlos Augusto Gaston Lavigne.

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Looks like a match!!  First image I've seen of a Brazilian wearing the 1920 Belgian Medal of the Royal Visit to Brazil.  Have you details of his Japanese involvement?

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2 hours ago, 922F said:

Looks like a match!!  First image I've seen of a Brazilian wearing the 1920 Belgian Medal of the Royal Visit to Brazil.  Have you details of his Japanese involvement?

Unfortunately I do not have...

Here is another photo: Admiral Henrique Aristides Guilhem  in 1939. (No Japanese medals and orders. Just the example of Medal of the Royal Visit to Brazil)

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Lambert

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Thank you--See he received a Leopold with swords, perhaps during the visit?   

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2 hours ago, 922F said:

Thank you--See he received a Leopold with swords, perhaps during the visit?   

Maybe . :)

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Gentlemen ,

Another Rising Sun miniature - this time in an Ethiopian led group of miniatures to Ato Mesfin Abebe.

Regards,

Owain

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