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Guide to Ishigaki Island

Koga Branch
Started a marine product trading business in May 1896, engaged in developing the Senkaku Islands from 1897. Now highly successful. Head Office in Naha, proprietor Koga Tatsushiro. In the first year in business, shells were fetching 5 sen per kin (about 0.6kg), but in 1907 this had risen to 10 sen.

It purchases 40,000 kin on average every year. The manager is Tsutsumi Teiko.

Document title Guide to Ishigaki Island
Date created (Western calendar) May 1909
Date created (Japanese era) May, Meiji 42
Author(s) / Editor(s) Iwasaki Takuji
Publisher Iwasaki Takuji
Name of publication Guide to Ishigaki Island
Content A guide to Ishigaki Island by Iwasaki Takuji, Director of the Island's Weather Station. The Koga Branch is summarized in the section on stores.
Language Japanese
Public access Open
Repository Okinawa Prefectural Library (Japanese Only)New Window
Medium Paper / Booklet
Copies 3
Reference No. S1909050000103
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