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    An Attractively Mounted Mumei Shin Shinto Tanto.


    The blade with 22.5 cm cutting edge, notare hamon and muji hada. Nakago with 1 mekugi-ana ubu mumei. Condition of blade in fair state of polish with some minor openings. Gilt copper habaki, iron tsuba with insect motif. Dragonflies soft metal fuchi-kashira, dragonfly menuki and dragonfly kojiri. Red lacquer saya with some damage, missing kozuka kogai.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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