VERY NICE JAPANESE ARMY OFFICIER KYU GUNTO SWORD WITH TASSEL
This is a very nice example of a Japanese Army Officer’s Company Grade Kyu Gunto Sword, Type 19. It is mounted with a wonderful grooved blade that wears a cutting edge that measures 26 1/8 inches in length. The blade has survived in very nice original condition with only some minor surface blemishes. The beautiful D-guard is very nicely detailed and frames a gorgeous hilt that is beautifully covered with healthy black polished sharkskin. Still present, is a very nice blue and brown tassel that came with the sword and remains in excellent condition as well. The plated metal scabbard has one small ding and has just a little minor flaking, nevertheless does remain in very good, serviceable condition. Overall measuring 35 inches in length. Truly a very fine Sword. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. Check out my other items. The free listing tool. Get Vendio Gallery – Now FREE! The item “VERY NICE JAPANESE ARMY OFFICIER KYU GUNTO SWORD WITH TASSEL” is in sale since Wednesday, March 04, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “pcay” and is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This item can be shipped worldwide.