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Late War Japanese Officer's Sword

25" machine made blade, 1.25" wide at ricasso. Low-quality shin-gunto-type brass mounts typical to late war swords, as is the leather-covered scabbard. Fitted with old company grade officer's knot.

Condition:

Fair. Blade is mostly bright some some scattered oxidation and minor chips and dents to cutting edge. Brass mounts have a dull luster, grip is intact, sword knot shows extensive knotting and fading of color.  Finish wear throughout scabbard with wooden shell showing through.  

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$510
04/12/2019

 

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