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D-127 Japanese wakizashi (short sword) 16 7/8" curved, more delicate blade. Fairly clean but with several "narrow temper line along the cutting edge. Tang is signed "Munetomi". Copper habaki. Old round iron tsuba with a perforated "8" and 5 - petal blossom. Handle retains old green cord wrapping and age darkened dragon menuki. With a stippled "fuchi" and detached matching "Kashira". Black lacquered scabbard - shows some chips along the top and bottom borders. Circa 18th Century. II-


See description for I-III scale (I=mint, III=poor)

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Japanese wakizashi short sword 18th Century

Estimate $350 - $700Jun 29