Authentic Japanese WWII Emerial Marine officer's katana (Kai Gunto), Showa era (1926-1945).

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Authentic Japanese WWII Emerial Marine officer's katana (Kai Gunto), Showa era (1926-1945).
In very good condition, signed.

Authentic Japanese WWII Emperial marine officer's katana (Navy Kai Gunto). The blade was forged between 1926-1945 (no date) by Gendai smith Kaneshige and signed "Shuko Kaneshige". The blade has original old polish and shows some fine scratches and stains. There are no visible forge errors, no curve in the blade, no crack or chip and the "cutting edge" is very sharp, guaranteed no "hagire". "Gunome" hamon with deep o-maru temper in the point, "ubu nakago", "motogasane": 7 mm, "motohaba": 3 cm, length "nagasa": 64.5 cm, total length in koshirae: 110 cm
The koshirae has minor signs of wear, the saya and tsuka have been covered with polished black stingray skin. The sword in a good collector's condition. Will be shipped with registered mail. (Switzerland, Russia and China not included).
I am neither responsible for any import taxes or fees, nor for any delay at customs or post office. Please contact your country's customs.
I am trying to explain the condition of the sword, including any faults, as accurately as I possibly can, but I am not a sword expert.
I will place many photos of the item, so please judge by having a look at the photos.
PLEASE NOTE: This sale is final, no returns.
Good luck!

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