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In Photos: Handmade Japanese combs combine beauty, practicality, and artisanal passion

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Mitsusaburo Minekawa, the great-grandfather of Yutaka Saito, head of traditional boxwood comb shop Yonoya Kushiho, is seen at the age of 82 in this photo taken from the Mainichi Graphic's Nov. 25, 1973 edition. The shop currently remains as it was at the time of the photo. (Mainichi/Taro Nakamura)

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