Very Nice Historical Recorded Japanese Army Officer Sword Wwii
This is an outstanding example of a War-Time Historically Recorded Battlefield Pick-Up World War II Japanese Army Officer Sword mounted with an ancestral blade. The old antique Wakizashi blade wears a cutting edge of 20 3/8 inches in length. The blade does wear a visibly wavy temper line that extends to the tip on either side however reflects cleanings from recent years and has a couple of nicks to the cutting edge, otherwise does remain in good condition. The tang wears one hole and is signed “Bishu Ju San Shiro”. The Sword wears Army Shin Gunto Regulation Mounts which all remain in very nice however there is a small glued repair to the wrapping. The Regulation scabbard remains very nice in its condition and is wonderfully hand painted with the recording of one of the hill battles of Iwo Jima along with the date March 26, 1945 and the name of the GI that brought it home. Overall, the Sword measures 36 3/8 inches in length. The item “VERY NICE HISTORICAL RECORDED JAPANESE ARMY OFFICER SWORD WWII” is in sale since Wednesday, July 05, 2017. 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.