Authentic WW2 Imperial Japanese Navy officer katana (Navy Kai Gunto). The blade was forged in Okayma (between 1926-1945, no date on the nakago) by gendai blacksmith Yasutsugu, signed (tachi may) "Bitchu no Kuni Aoe ju Yasutsugu". The blade has original WW2 polish, shows fine scratches and stains. There are no visible forging mistakes, no crack or chip and "cutting edge" is sharp, "Chu-Suguha" Hamon with deep temper in the point, "Ubu Nakago", Motogasane ": 7 mm, "motohaba" : 3.2 cm, length "nagasa": 65.8 cm, total length in koshirae: 96 cm. The koshirae shows signs of wear. An original Navy officer tassel completes the sword!
Will be shipped by insured mail (except to Russia and China).
I place a lot of pictures of the item, please judge from the photos, ask any questions you may have during the auction please, the sword stand is not included in the lot.
- Country of manufacture
- Manufacturer/ Maker
- Navy Kai Gunto, gendaito
- Weapon Type
- WW2 Keizerlijke Japanse Marine officier katana.
- Overall Length
- 96 cm
- Barrel/ blade length
- 66 cm