This is a very special life vest with back story. First of all, the kapok vest is in fantastic condition for its age....And has the rare hino patches and numbered tag... This particular vest belonged to Captain Isamu Hosono, an Air Corp ace in the Japanese Imperial navy who shot down 26 US military aircraft during WW2. His name tag is adorned on the vest itself. It also has the red hanging cloth attachment (as shown). Ninja samurai green tea bonsai bonzai kamikaze Godzilla Tokyo onsen noren kimono kabuki wabisabi wasabi anime pikachu hello kitty Miyazaki ghibli Osaka Hiroshima Sakura Kyoto temple bell sword Buddha Shinto daimyo shogun shoji lantern tatami origami Ginsu nori Mochi Mount Fuji matcha sensha sake umeshu cup vase holder souvenir Japan Japanese antique ukiyoe ukiyo-e woodblock print brush painting furniture daiso train short pants shorts collectible small medium large pottery new used kitana maneki neko tenugui box brand yukata geta zori Pocari sweat suntory wagashi wagasa fan fans tree trees ornament furin futon lantern Chinese oriental nihon yokohama Sapporo Hokkaido chopsticks daruma dolls stickers cup headband sushi magnet pens paper manga ramen facemask akihabara Izakaya noren mask chochin washi kanji katakana shrine ichimatsu ichiban tea set bento teriyaki skewer hanging book Omiyage gift present umbrella cherry blossom fish Carp koi pond fishing dragon tiger ox shiseido Yama lucky rare happy fortune doramon bushido blade wooden Christmas birthday Halloween paper crane cranes folding pen brush ink writing. The item "WW2 Japanese Imperial Navy Pilot Captain Isamu Hosono Vest Lifejacket Kamikaze" is in sale since Friday, October 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Japan\Other Japanese WWII Orig Items". The seller is "japanfabrics" and is located in Tokyo. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Mexico, Australia.