A Japanese Military Reservist Officer's Rank Badge
A Japanese Military Reservist Officer's Rank Badge - Green Version: Two-piece construction, silver and green enamels with a gilt star, 22 mm x 29.8 mm, vertical pinback, light contact, near extremely fine. In a balsa wood box, gilt characters on the lid, stamped on the bottom, accompanied by a printed paper insert, box also near extremely fine. Footnote: The various officers were given enamelled badges, indicating their rank or position in the group. There are four different colors (blue, green, red and orange), with each coming in a box that was the same colour as the badge. The inscription on the box (as well as the inscription on the badge reverse) stated who wore that colour of badge. The green badge was awarded to General Affairs Heads, Counsellors, Participants, Directors & Trustees, Inspectors, Regular Deliberation Members, Councillors, Navy Heads & Vice-Heads.