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ID Code 3502-0036
Artifact Name Pocket watch
Donor Motoji Ito
Receiving Date 2003/06/03
Size (W×H×D) (mm) 75×60×15
Distance from the Hypocenter(m) 1200
Number 1
Location Yoshijima, Funairi, Kan-on areas
Description Motoji's father, Koichi (then, 38), and mother, Kimiyo (then, 35), were exposed at home in Higashi-kan-on-machi. Kimiyo rescued her injured husband and got him to Ono-cho. This watch belonged to Koichi. They found it in the burnt ruins of their home and preserved it carefully. The high-temperature fire melted the needles onto the watch face.


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