Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 255: Two Japanese Military Swords

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $1,700

Two Japanese Military Swords

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Description:

1) Naval pattern sword, 37" OAL, 26" blade, brown and blue tassel. Tang is marked with two carved symbols on the left side. Fittings fair. Blade heavily polished. 2) Shin gunto sword, 33" OAL, 22 1/4" blade with wavy hamon, silver "3-5-3 paulownia" mon on the kashira, and a brown painted metal saya. The tang is signed with two symbols on the left side and has two mekugi-ana. The blade shows a number of splits in the skin, with a strong hamon and good fittings.

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