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    Lot of Three Tanto in Koshirae.
    Comprising: 1) Tanto in Koshirae having a slightly curved thin 8 1/2" blade. Wooden scabbard and grip carved to simulate bamboo, painted with grasshoppers and leaves.

    Condition: Blade is excellent. Handle shows paint losses.

    2) Tanto in Koshirae having a slightly curved flat 11" blade. Silver over copper habaki with diagonal lines on surface. Pierced iron circular tsuba, pair of brass seppa's. Fuchi copper with mottled background, missing kashira. Contained in black lacquered wooden scabbard.

    Condition: Blade is poor, heavily sharpened. Habaki damaged at edge. Grip missing fishskin and cloth wrap. Scabbard shows minor dents and scratches.

    3) Tanto in Koshirae having a slightly curved flat blade. Copper habaki. Fishskin covered wooden grip. Contained in a black lacquered wooden scabbard.

    Condition: Blade is poor, heavily cleaned and sharpened with areas of light pitting. Grip split in half, no cloth wrap or fittings. Scabbard is poor with losses to the wood and lacquer.



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    Auction Dates
    December, 2013
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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