JAPANESE NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER SWORD C1940 26 BLADE 36


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Arms Sword

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JAPANESE, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER'S SWORD, C1940, L 26" BLADE, 36" O/A * ^

Having a 26 1/2" blade with a brass blade collar 'Habaki', ray skin 'Same' and silk braid 'Ito' on the Tsuka (hilt). Steel guard 'tsuba', spacer 'Seppa', fitting 'Shitodome'. Khaki painted scabbard 'Saya', with a steel hanger 'Ashi' and tip (Kojiri). Tsuba and Kashira (butt cap) are absent of decorations.


Condition:
Discolored/tarnished blade. Notches in the blade due to use. Dents and paint chips to the scabbard, missing fastener to secure the Seppa (spacer). Due to the risk of damage to the braid and ray skin, not able to access and remove the peg to determine if the tang is signed, GA.
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