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Lot 30215

030215: JAPANESE OFFICER'S SHORT SWORD, WWII, C1940,

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Description

JAPANESE OFFICER'S SHORT SWORD, WWII, C1940, H 19" BLADE:WWII Japanese officer's short sword, having a leather combat covered scabbard (Saya), 19" blade with signed tang and 'Hamon' (trace of quenched edge), ray fish skin (Same), woven handle wrap (Tsukaito) with oak leaf gold overlay palm ornaments (Menuki), brass engraved butt plate (Kashira), brass wound wire style tsuba, engraved brass metal sleeve (Fuchi), spacers (Seppa) and scabbard sleeve (Habaki);

Condition

metal ring (Obi-Tori) detached from scabbard which shows cuts to leather, bamboo pin (Mekugi), shows wear, GA.
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21%

Estimate $400 – $600
Starting Bid $225
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3:30 PM - Mar 11, 2011
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Auctioneer
DuMouchelles

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409 East Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
United States


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