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**MINT POLISH**WW2 Japanese 1944 Pattern Army Officer’s Sword With Gendaito Blade Double Signed Tang ‘AKI HI Swords
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**MINT POLISH**WW2 Japanese 1944 Pattern Army Officer’s Sword With Gendaito Blade Double Signed Tang ‘AKI HI Swords

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**MINT POLISH**WW2 Japanese 1944 Pattern Army Officer’s Sword With Gendaito Blade Double Signed Tang ‘AKI HISA’ & ‘SHOWA 17 (1942)’ Silver Family Mon Badge, Scabbard & Expert Assessment. Sn 18471 - 18471

This sword has been assessed by a UK based Japanese sword expert Bill Tagg. His assessment accompanies this piece. In exerts from the assessment he states “A 1944 pattern Army Officer’s sword. 1944 Pattern mounts with 1942 dated Gendaito blade signed by ‘AKI HISA’. The mounts are a variant. With flat black lacquer on wood saya. Plain brass hanger (ashi) and brass chape. Plain ito wrapped hilt. Silver family mon on top mount (kabuto Gane). In very good condition overall. Hamon looks water tempered, sharp hamon of sugha with small irregularities. Nioi based with well forged wood grain itame. Hada in mint polish. 2 menuki holes only 1 used. A very good quality sword by a rated Gendaito smith who made medium to good blades. In un-touched collector’s condition”. In images of the tang which accompany the assessment, one side has the translated smith signature the reverse has a translation of the markings ‘Showa 17 (1942)’. The cutting edge of the blade is 26" length. The hilt's locking catch works as it should securely retaining the sword in the scabbard. The price for sword with expert assessment includes UK delivery. Sn 18471...Read full description
CategoryBlades
SubcategorySwords
ConditionUsed
Price£ 2,250
Sale typeTrade
Make**MINT POLISH**WW2 Japanese
Manufactured Year1942
Antiqueyes
Your referencesn 18471

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