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Lot 2539: Japanese World War II Naval Pattern Shin Gunto Sword

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Japanese World War II Naval Pattern Shin Gunto Sword

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Japanese World War II Naval Pattern Shin Gunto Sword

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37" OAL, 26" blade with strong straight hamon, silver plated habaki, darkened brass tsuba, nickel fittings, a brown cord tassel, and black lacquer finished saya with dual suspension bands. One mekugi-ana, faint paint marking (possibly "588", which is also cut into the tsuba and seppa) on the left. Good overall, with mild scuffing on the saya.

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