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Paul Martin
Dedicated to the promotion and preservation of traditional Japanese swords, swordsmiths, and related crafts.
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Paul Martin May 20
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Paul Martin May 14
Samurai Spirit Ambassador Program
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Paul Martin May 9
OK, Book space is getting pretty tight so some things have to go. Volume 1 of the compiled Token Bijutsu. The majority is Japanese text, but has some photos and oshigata (3 available all similar condition) 50 USD each plus shipping to your destination.
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Paul Martin May 9
OK, Book space is getting pretty tight so somethings have to go. Six different DTI catalogues. 2005/6/7/13/16/17 30 USD each or 100 USD for all six plus shipping to your destination.
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Paul Martin May 3
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Paul Martin May 2
In 2016. I was able to work on this documentary movie about Japanese swords, that played at theaters all over Japan. I have just seen the subtitles, etc, that I worked on for the first time on Netflix. I do...
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Paul Martin May 2
Latest article by Markus Sesko.
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Paul Martin May 2
Some pics from last nights lecture at Honganji Japonisme Academy in Hanzomon, Tokyo.
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Paul Martin May 2
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Paul Martin May 1
Just a notice to all my customers, potential customers, and people waiting on responses to messages, etc. This week in Japan is Golden Week, it is a series of national holidays all closely packed together, so...
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Paul Martin May 1
Replying to @RobGossWriter
Party like it’s 1899!
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Paul Martin Apr 29
Here are the results for the 2018 NBSK Sword Craftsmens' competition.
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Paul Martin Apr 24
The flyer is in Japanese, but the lecture is open to anyone. I will be giving two introductory lectures on Japanese swords again this year at the Honganji Japonisme Academy (Japonisme Shinko Kai) in Hanzomon,...
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Paul Martin Apr 24
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Paul Martin Apr 23
The Yamatorige national treasure sword has been purchased by a private collector in Okayama prefecture. It sold for under 5 million dollars.
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Paul Martin Apr 20
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Paul Martin Apr 19
日本美術刀剣保存協会の平成30年4月の刀剣美術(735号)の東京支部の正月鑑定会記事。 The Japanese Sword Museum's Magazine Token Bijitsu, April 2018 (#735). Translation below: The NBTHK Tokyo Branch Sword Appreciation Meeting January Meeting 2018....
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Paul Martin Apr 18
With such a rich Samurai history with the Aizu and Soma clans, etc, I’m very proud to have been appointed the first ‘Samurai Spirit Tourism’ Ambassador for Fukushima prefecture. You can also follow them on...
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Paul Martin Apr 16
To all my customers: I have moved premises. Please check with me for new address. 皆様、引っ越したので物を送る前私と新しい住所を確認してください。よろしくお願い致します。
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Paul Martin Apr 11
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