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    WW2 Hand Made Japanese Officer’s Shingunto Katana Sword Swords

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    • WW2 Hand Made Japanese Officer’s Shingunto Katana Sword  Swords for sale in United Kingdom

    ~ WW2 Hand Made Japanese Officer’s Shingunto Katana Sword ~


    This in one of the few privately made WW2 Japanese officer’s swords.

    It was made around 1938/39 by Ando Kane Haru In Seki of the Mino province.

    The tang is signed as follows:

    ‘SEKI ARSENAL STAMP 38-39’

    ‘SEKI’

    ‘JU’ (living in)

    ‘ANDO’

    ‘KANE’

    ‘SAKU’

    The tang nakako (shape) is funagata with a nakago-jiri (tang’s tip) shaped in the haagari pattern with taka-no-ha yasurime (kesho tang file marks).

    The sword comes with the military khaki painted steel scabbard.

    The blade is made in the ‘shinogi-kukuri’ pattern.

    Its mune (blade back) is shaped in the 'Ihori' style and its kissaki (point) is ‘o’ (long).

    The boshi (sword tip) hamon is komaru (small circle).

    The hamon is shaped in the ‘Sugu’ (straight) pattern.

    The swords fittings are made of brass, steel and copper and decorated with cherry blossom flowers.

    The habaki (blade locket/ferrule) is made of gilded copper.

    The brass tsuba (guard) is decorated with cherry flowers.

    There are six seppa (spacers), three on each side. On both sides the y are arranged as follows: the first one and the last one are made of steel and the middle ones are made of brass.

    The fushi (sleeve) is made of gilded copper.

    The tsuka (grip) is made of bamboo covered with white rayskin and cream coloured woven silk. The menuki (ornaments) are in the form of dragons, instead of cherry blossom. This is quite unusual and indicates that the officer served in the Emperor’s Taishō (31 August 1879 – 25 December 1926) era as well.

    The saya (scabbard) is made of khaki brown painted steel fitted with one kurikata (knob/suspension ring.

    ~ Dimensions ~

    The blade length is 27 inches (68.5 cm) and the sword overall length is 37 inches (94 cm). The sword in its scabbard length is 38.5 inches (97.9 cm). The complete weight is 1.5 kg.

    ~ Condition ~

    This is a what can be truly described as an excellent example of a showa period sword.

    The blade is excellent.

    The hamon is clearly visible as is the tang signature and its file marks.

    The woven silk is in very good condition too.

    All its fittings are in good condition with minor wear and minor loss of gilt.

    The scabbard is excellent with minimum signs of wear.

    ~ Postage ~

    UK postage is £20 or it can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
    £ 1,600
    Category:Blades
    Subcategory:Swords
    Condition:Used - Mint condition
    Price:£ 1,600
    Sale type:Trade
    Make:WW2 Hand Made Japanese Officer’s Shingunto Katana Sword
    Your reference:PQI00X44PERTE3F
    Recommended Usage:Collection item
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