@gHantenNis in a word the uniform of firefightersCwhich comes in various kinds by
the combination of patternsCdesignsCcharacters and numbers.
Most common ones are introduced here.
@@These ghantenh became the uniforms of municipal fire companies.
Line(s) on the waist signify the districtC and the name of company is dyed in the
back and the position in the neckband.
first jurisdiction first team second jurisdiction second team subleader
head & leader
third jurisdiction gtsutsusakih fifth jurisdiction ghashigoh
fifth jurisdiction ghashigoh
The red stripesfon the shoulders denote the leaders rank.
The most important thing in the fire ground is the clear line of command and report.
@ ThereforeCthey are elaborately designed so that you will know at a glance from his
frontCrearCleft or right to which company a particular firefighter belongs and
under whose command he is working.@No fire coat in the world can equal these coats
2.gSougata|hantenh(general pattern coats)
@Theseghantenh have been handed down from the Edo fire service.
Each company had a coat with its particular pattern, by which the Wearer's company
can be recognized at a glance.
Being proud of its pattern (or his company),men wear these coats at a festival or
In other times they wear these coats under gyaku|bantenh
3.gSougata|hantenh(general pattern coats)
@@These are the most Simple ghantenhC with which you can move without hindrance
while workingC and they are comfortable to wear.
Fond of these coatsC steeplejacks wear them as everyday wear.
They are now closely adhered to steeplejacksflife.
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