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Gordon Sanders

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  1. Yes. A statue. A will try to check with DT
  2. Hi all i would love to get an older Fudo Myō. Please let me know if you hear of anything
  3. A friends film won best documentary “My documentary 'The Art of Imono' gets nominated for 3 top categories at the Shorties Film Festival: Update: Won Best Documentary! You can watch it here: http://vimeo.com/edwinlee/imono
  4. Spoke to Hans recently and appears that most all books that he has are sent, he is waiting on another print run to fulfill the rest. Any received them yet? I can imagine with the challenges in shipping these days because of the virus that there are even more hiccups.
  5. See if this mei matches yours. I think it is the same swordsmith.
  6. If you check out https://hanziyuan.net/ It has the etymology for most all Chinese characters, from Oracle Bones on up. Possible source if needed. And the guy that does it Richard Sears is a pretty good guy to. You could probably send him an email if needed.
  7. Do you think these were real saya or were samples that the sayashi had to show his clients? sort of like "paint samples"
  8. Found in FB https://www.facebook.com/100000866651145/posts/1708837335821805/
  9. there is another in this series too. Well done Andrew!
  10. Hi guys, It would be great if i could get translation assistance of the phrase on the left side of the mirror. Thanks very much!!!
  11. Hi George// thanks for PM and referring to this thread. i found my matched set and will show soon. i will also be on the lookout for a match for you! Amazing Menuki you have there
  12. I use the App --- Aftership. also i can recommend putting same tracking number in for both the senders delivery system and the local receivers delivery system. If i receive something from Japan Post, and then local Hong Kong Post but same tracking number. The JP will update after HK Post once it lands in HK, Customs, distribution, and delivery
  13. As always he has a unique voice on the subject
  14. Luckily, once a year, my girlfriend and I go to Osaka for a dragonboat race in late August. Saw the Osaka Castle one year, made it down to see Hans the next, and then last year we climbed all over Kyoto's temples. Hope to learn to appreciate more this year.
  15. that is a wonderful read. The 1850's were interesting... The Brittish in Hong Kong, Americans in Japan, Gold Rush in California, Texas becoming a State... and I am sure lots that I am unaware. A very very exciting time
  16. Have any of you seen this ? https://news.microsoft.com/apac/features/mixed-reality-museum-kyoto-unique-insight-centuries-old-Japanese-artwork/
  17. Very much looking forward to Ford working on my Dragons!! Amazing talent
  18. page now missing? " Oops! That page can’t be found.
  19. i have found Markus' price to be quite reasonable for the quality. You are asking for a very specific set of skills, a set of skills that Markus has. Why not use Google translate, then if his rate is the problem
  20. article about above youtube vid https://www.mmafighting.com/2018/2/7/16983968/dana-white-buys-69000-worth-of-Japanese-swords-on-pawn-stars
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