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Item Description: This couple is a very RARE couple with an umbrella that was only made for a few years during the Korean War. Is Waterproof. So-called Hakata Urasaki doll were mass-produced as souvenirs from Japan for U.S. military personnel. But since they are not so-called "tourist goods" but products handcrafted with elaborately, we agree it's antiques. Though Japanese people never know Hakata Urasaki doll and never recognize them as antiques, Hakata Urasaki doll would be valuable. in Fukuoka prefecture. As a matter of fact, so-called Hakata Urasaki doll was made as souvenirs from Japan for U.S. military personnel, and so many, if not all, Hakata Urasaki doll would be in U.S.A. This is an old couple that depicts a scholarly grandpa reading to his elderly wife, who is sewing a blanket or quilt. Both are kneeling. Some pics taken with flash, some without
Manufacturer/markings: Still has paper label on it, Marked Hakata Urasaki
Age: 1950- 1953, Korean War era
Size: size 7 1/2"h to top of man, about 9" wide
Condition: good for it's age, only Minor chipping of paint, mostly on old woman, see pics.
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