Contemporary Copy of a Japanese Samurai Sword

27" blade with 11" tang.  Temper line appears to be acid-etched.  Tang shows electro-penciled ten-character signature along with "1204" number.  Two holes drilled into tang.  Modern fittings including a copper tsuba depicting samurai.  Lacquered scabbard with horn fittings.  Likely a Chinese copy.


Blade has some scattered rust frosting and discoloration. Tang is a bright steel color with little or no oxidation. Some chipping of lacquer on scabbard.

Estimate: $100 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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