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Japanese Officers Katana Samurai by Sako Nobumitsu



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Colorado (CO)
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18 Years 4 Months
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Auction Start:
(June 8, 2017 19:31:10 PT)
Auction Ended:
(June 22, 2017 19:31:10 PT)

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Japanese Officers Katana Samurai by Sako Nobumitsu



Authentic Japanese Officers Katana Samurai (Sword) by Sako Nobumitsu




This auction is for an authentic Japanese Army Officers SHIN-GUNTO KATANA by swordsmith Sako Nobumitsu. It was likely made in late WWII (1944). It is in excellent condition. The overall length is 39 ½”. There are some chips and scrapes in the dark brown painted surface of the Saya (scabbard). It is 29 ½” long. The Fuchi (scabbard band) and the Kojiri (end cap) are painted metal with a floral design, all in excellent condition. The latch that latches the Katana (sword) to the Saya (scabbard) is in excellent condition and the latch button also has a floral pattern.

The pommel Kashira (end cap) is painted metal construction with a floral design. This is the most common pattern found during WW2. The Tuska (wooden handle) is wrapped with a dark brown Ito (cloth binding) over Sa-Me (sting ray skin). There are gold Menuki (flower ornements) under the Ito. The Tuska is attached to the Kuri Jiri style tang by a Mekugi (wooden peg). The Fuchi (metal collar w/floral design connects to the Seppa (metal spacer) to the Tusba (metal gold plated crossguard floral design). All in excellent condition.

The Hamon (blade) is Hako style with an Ikubi style tip and is 27” long. It has a brass Habaki where the Hamon (blade) fits through the Tusba (crossguard). All in excellent condition with the exception of a small crack in the underside of the Habaki. The Hamon (blade) is in excellent condition, no nicks, no tarnish, sharp with a beautiful polished surface.

This Katana was brought back from Japan after WWII by the owner’s uncle who was a US Army Colonel. Will make a nice addition to someone’s collection.




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PAYMENT & SHIPPING


You are bidding on an Authentic Japanese Officers Katana Samurai (Sword) by swordsmith Sako Nobumitsu in excellent condition. Buyer pays shipping. Shipping is by USPS (or other method chosen by shipper) and includes carrier fees, insurance, packaging and handling. We estimate the shipping cost in the $40 to $60 range depending upon package weight & dimensions, ship to address and insurance. Payment can be Money Order, Certified Check or Personal Check which must clear before shipping (allow 10 days), NO Credit/Debit Cards, or Pay-Pal.



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Authentic Japanese Officers Katana Samurai (Sword) by Sako Nobumitsu This auction is for an authentic Japanese Army Officers SHIN-GUNTO KATANA by swordsmith

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