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    Japanese Army Officers' Type 19 Kyu-gunto Sword. 25-inch bright blade; 34-inches overall. Gilded-brass handle with cherry blossom motif on the pierced guard and back strap. Wire-wrapped white ray skin handle with horn meguki. Nickel plated scabbard with leather protective cover.

    Condition: Very good. Remnants of the original gilding on the hilt. Slight bend to obverse guard and knuckle bow. Bright blade with a few shallow nicks to the cutting edge and trivial scabbard wear. Scabbard's locking mechanism needs adjustment. Scabbard's leather wrapping worn at the drag.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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