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Wynot

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I would appreciate any help in translating the writing on three items I picked up today. I have no idea what they say, except for the kanji symbol for mountain on the rock. Two items are WWII militaria - armbands, I think. Thank you.
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Mike Cash

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Can't make out the first one.

Second one is "assistant chairman" and third one is "Kyoto Prefecture Association". They are both civil, not military.
 

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The first one is probably 他山之石 (たざんのいし).
 

Wynot

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Can't make out the first one.

Second one is "assistant chairman" and third one is "Kyoto Prefecture Association". They are both civil, not military.
Thank you very much! I had assumed military because of some of the other items they were with.
 

Toritoribe

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The literal translation is "another mountain's rock", but it actually means "object lesson". This is from a proverb "A rock from another mountain can be used to chisel your own jade."
 

Wynot

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The literal translation is "another mountain's rock", but it actually means "object lesson". This is from a proverb "A rock from another mountain can be used to chisel your own jade."
Thanks to you and all on this forum. You are truly appreciated.
 

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