SOLDmm Japanese Army Sword / Katana Blade Signed . NNJ448

Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) Army Officer Sword (Shin-Gunto) or Katana Blade. The two-hole tang (nakago) is signed on each side of tang. One piece habaki (blade collar). The blade has major issues with darkening, graying, and chipping along edge of blade with one very large chip. Approximately 26 1/2 inch blade from end of habaki, approximately 27 1/4 inches counting habaki. Overall length of bare blade is 34 1/4 inches. Katana blades are typically greater than 23 5/8 inches (60 cm) (2 shaku). Overall, very heavily worn condition.


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Weight 45 oz
Dimensions 36 × 5 × 3 in

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