Japanese Militaria – War Collectibles

Japanese Militaria- War Collectibles Militaria are defined as artifacts which are either use or manufactured for the military and police. Japanese Militaria are collected because of its historical significance. These are not limited to firearms and swords alone but, also include other equipment use during the war. These are not just weapons alone but, also […]

Japanese Military Swords

Japanese Military Swords – Slashing Weapon Mastery Japan has a rich history when it comes to the use of swords. It was said that history shows that as early as 300 B.C., the people of Japan fought using straight blade swords. These swords were spiritual symbols of the Samurai. A Japanese sword is defined by […]

Japanese Rifles – Key Weapons

Japanese Rifles – Key Weapons Antique firearm is the term used in describing a firearm that was designed and manufactured in the early part of the 20th century. Although countries have different descriptions of what an antique firearm are. Japanese rifles were collected because of their historical relevance. Some collect and resell these. Japan was […]

Japanese Spears and Polearms- Long Bladed Weapons

Japanese Spears and Polearms – Long Bladed Weapons Japanese long bladed weapons played an important role during the war. Spears and other long bladed weapons such as Japanese polearms are known as Yari. Yari is the term used for traditionally made Japanese blades that are in the form of a straight headed spear. There is […]

Japanese Guns – Throughout History

Japanese Guns – Throughout History Japan is known for using different kinds of weapons but, as a nation it was not famous for its firearms. The use of swords and similar handmade weapons were prevalent. This was sufficient for all intents and purposes when it comes to military warfare. It was in the 13th century […]