After the last entry, reader Luneray incisively wrote in to say:
What, no pics of the portrait on the building? That’s almost as interesting as your thrift-score sweaters!
Well, we here at the hAMImono main offices aim to please, so here is the aforementioned official sign/portrait:
Don't worry, the Iwata Shop will recycle anything!
Sign says: Anshin desu. Benriya desu. Nandemo katazukemasu.
Iwata-ya Tel 402-6848
Translation: Don’t worry. This is a convenient shop. We will take absolutely anything off your hands.
Iwata Shop Tel 402-6848
Also, here is a pic of the whole place. looks like a junk pile but is actually a labyrinth of hidden treasures!
Iwataya Recycle Shop
Again, thanks to reader Luneray
for zeroing in on the heart of the previous posting and bringing this lapse to public attention. Her scrutiny has enhanced our lives.