Japanese Samurai Sword (Wakizashi)

23.5" long blade.  Suguha hamon. Nakago with one mekugi-ana.  Signed with two-character signature. Blade contained with high quality shirasaya.  


Buyer said that there is a crack via a super fine scratch on the hagire, visible under magnification 


Blade has spider rust. Area of micro-chips in midway on blade. Very minor shinsetsu. Boshi rolled with micro-chips. Tang with good patina and possibly re-shaped.

Estimate: $300 - $500
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