DescriptionWWII Japanese Officer's Sword.
Overall length with scabbard is 36 1/4-inches. Sharkskin covered grip. Tsuba missing. Lacquered scabbard including copper or copper-finished mounts. 26 1/2-inch blade. Tang not examined for signature.
Condition: Fair. Blade with moderate pitting, overall nicks on edge. Scabbard with numerous nicks and scratches. Missing cloth wrap, tsuba and bottom scabbard mount. A strong candidate for restoration.
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