WWII JAPANESE NAVAL OFFICER KATANA SAMURAI STEEL, LEATHER SWORD C. 1941 L 41"
A Japanese naval officer's katana sword. Having a tsuka comprised of shagreen adorned with six menukis with a standard silk tsukamaki wrapping executed in a lozenge pattern, a fuchi with an additional menuki as well as a push-button release, and a plain tsuba with a milled interior edge. The scabbard is made of dark green leather and has a chrysanthemum motif metal mount with a ring. Actual length is 40.5"