To be kept informed of St. 1 Japanese WWII Army Officer's katana available. The blade was carried by Samurai in the 1600's A.
The blade was remounted in Army mounts for carry in World War 2. This antique Japanese katana would make an important acquisition for any collection. The unsigned blade measures 21 1/4 (54 cm) from blade tip to notch in the blade spine. This sword has premium koshirae/mounts. There are Silver Samurai mon over the menuki, and Silver family name on the kashira fitting.Family mon located over the army menuki are difficult to find. The saya is the early type with a high grade spatter lacquer textured finish. This sword has a high grade clasped hands sarute. Additional photos have been added at the bottom of this listing.
The blade has no nicks , just occasional scratches and some mild staining. The mounts on this sword are in excellent condition (only a minor dent in the saya--after all, this sword has been through a War). The saya lock functions perfectly. Croix Blades buys Japanese swords! 715 5 57 168 8.As required by your country's laws. I have built my reputation on customer service and honesty. Thank you for your business! Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. You also assert that you may receive this knife/knives, sword, or multi-tool(s) from the U. Of course, knives, swords, and multi-tools with knife blades and or saws, etc, are sharp and/or dangerous in other ways. The item "WW2 Japanese Army Samurai Sword -WW II Gunto/OLD FAMILY BLADE/Antique/FAMILY MON" is in sale since Wednesday, August 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Japan\Edged Weapons". The seller is "salmon127" and is located in Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped worldwide.