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I have a small bowl from Nagasaki that has been deformed by

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I have a small bowl from Nagasaki that has been deformed by the nuclear blast. My father-in-law brought this back from Japan after the war. He was there in the Navy. I have his original letter describing the devastation at Nagasaki in which he mentions the bowls that he found. The letter is dated November 28, 1945. This should show you a picture of the bowl:
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 6 months ago.
Hello, These historical relics from the devastating bombing on Nagasaki sell for $100 - $300 on today's market. You may also want to contact the Pirate's Lair, a dealer who specializes in military items from this era as well as the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. Here are the links to their sites for you: ~Nora
Expert:  Nora replied 6 months ago.
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