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The presented object appears to be a WWII Imperial Japanese flag with a measurement of 24 1/2" x 30". The flag could be made from silk or cotton. It is written with text in Kanji characters. These are two longer texts and not signatures of the members of a military unit. These are probably two poems, prayers, or patriotic texts. Such flags which were taken as trophies by GIs were recently offered and sold on the international auction market.
The provenance of Pearl Harbour
This piece is in good condition and no severe damage is visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 2.000 to 4.000 USD if the provenance to the battle of Pearl Harbour could be trackable. Usually, such flags which are not connected to famous persons or battles sell for around 200 to 400 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.
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