Japanese Type 32 NCO Sword

31" blade length. 5" guard to pommel length. 38" overall length with scabbard. Single edge blade with curved tip and single broad fullers to both sides. Metal hilt has a basic guard with a checkered grip and leather loop grip under knuckle bow. Blade has number "637320" etched to right ricasso. Green metal scabbard has a drag, double bands and carry rings, and leather wrapping in between scabbard bands. 


Good. Blade is bright and has some excess grease inside of scabbard. Some losses to finish on grip. Item possibly refinished. 

Estimate: $200 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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