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Sumo Tenba Cooper Messenger Bags

Sumo wrestling in Japan began as a Shinto ritual and became a sport in the Edo period (1603 – 1868). The original wrestlers may have been samurai or rōnin (freelance samurai). Somewhat like ronin cinematographers or ronin camera assistants who supplement their incomes by designing things. Cooper bags from Tenba were designed as luxury camera bags that can withstand the rigors of abuse on location as… read more…

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