Collector Interview #3

Today, I would like to introduce you to Japanese samurai sword collector, Chuck Scarl.  I first met Chuck about ten years ago at one of the two large collector’s shows in the United States.  At the time, he was interested in unusual Japanese good luck signed flags and senninbari belts with custom painted art on … Read more

Camouflage and Non-Standard Painted Japanese Type 90 Steel Helmet for the Army and Navy

“I imagine good teaching as a circle of earnest people sitting down to ask each other meaningful questions.  I don’t see it as the handing down of answers.  So much of what passes for teaching is merely a pointing out of what items to want.” Alice Walker “The strongest human instinct is to impart information, … Read more