~ c1670 Japanese Civilian Wakizashi ~
The sword comes in the original, lacqured wooden scabbard & features two snakes motif ornaments (menuki) to the leather bound, white ray skin grip.
~ Dimensions ~
The blade has a length of 21 inches (53.25cm), with the sword having an overall length of 29.5 inches (75cm).
~ Condition ~
The tsuba still has some of the original gilt pattern but it has largely become worn away from age. The blade is scratched with some minor pitting and edge nicks. The scabbard has some scratching but remains largely in an excellent condition.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or the sword can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard....Read full description