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D-134 Japanese WWII Army Officers Katana. Brown cord wrapped shark skin grip. Gilt floral menuki. Typical period floral decorated pommel cap and brass tsuba. 24 3/4" fairly clean blade with an irregular "zig-zag" temper-line. Small darkened water spotting and several small areas of minute dark pitting. Gilt washed habaki. Tang is signed on both sides "Terusada" and "Showa Ju Ku Nen - 1944". OD officer type scabbard with floral decorated throat, band, suspension ring, decorative center band and matching tip. Small dent near bottom. II


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Japanese WWII Army Officer Katana samurai sword

Estimate $750 - $1,500Jun 29