WWII Japanese Order Of The Rising Sun 8th Class - This is the WWII Japanese Order of the Rising Sun 8th Class medal.
The Order of the Rising Sun was awarded to military and civilian personnel for general merit. This award was
given extensively to Japanese and foreign individuals. The award comes in eight different classes, or six classes
and two decorations. Awards are made according to class, from the 8th class for Privates to the 1st class for
||April 10, 1875 (Council of state decree)
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A large number of copies have been produced over time in Europe for the purpose of replacing missing
awards or for the earlier collector trade. Most of these copies have mistakes in manufacturing that
make them recognizable as such. Some of the common mistakes include the incorrect attachment of the Pawlonia, incorrect design
of the Pawlonia.
The 8th decoration of the black Pawlonia is constructed entirely in polished silver without enamel.