Posted by: softypapa | January 5, 2008

Vintage Japan Hagoita Paddle – Hanetsuki New Year Game

Vintage Japan Hagoita Paddle Hanetsuki New Year Game Japanese Tokaido Softypapa 

Description

Vintage Japanese hagoita paddle for use with old fashioned hanetsuki game.  This game was in the past a popular pastime for girls who would use the paddles to hit a shuttlecock back and forth.  The game was especially popular on New Years day.  Hanetsuki is no longer commonly played in Japan though many people collect and produce their own hagoita paddles to be used as decorative items.

About the listed item

This vintage hagoita paddle is in good condition with no cracks though there are marks and scratches from handling.  The paddle is less than 40 years old and acquired in the historic city of Shizuoka, Japan near the foot of Mt. Fuji.

Size:
Length: 14.4 inches (37.0 centimeters)
Width (across widest point): 4.3 inches (11.0 centimeters)
Weight: 5.3 ounces (152 grams)

Click
here to see more hagoita paddles!
Click
here to see additional treasures from Japan!

item code: R3S3-0003407
category code: hagoitamono
ship code: G6

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: