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Fine Japanese Imperial Officer’s Samurai Sword Katana

27.5" blade length. 10" tsuka. 39.25" overall length with saya. A fine Japanese Imperial Officer’s samurai sword katana in high quality army mounts with owner’s silver Mon On Kashira. Blade is handmade using traditional methods and is signed Masamitsu. Temper line is choji-midare. Details of nakago (tang) unavailable. Blade in good state of polish. Mounts are fine. Features a wrapped handle with ray skin. Tang has a single hole and is signed. Includes provenance paperwork.

Condition:

Blade in good state of polish. Mounts are fine. There are two bites to mid area of blade. 

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,160
10/28/2021

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