WWII Imperial Japan Shin Gunto Samurai Katana signed
Great WWII period sword, Gunto mountings. The blade is signed Kiyonobu. Kiyonobu's real name is Nagamura Matsuichi, was born in 1900 in Kamo-gun, Gifu prefecture, listed in John Slough's book as Rikugun Jumei tosho in page 85. The blade is in old polish, shows aged light stain on surface but no rust and in superb condition. There is no bend, no nicks, no crack and cutting edge is sharp.
Nice saya, leather battle cover, two suspension rings. HE IS ALSO LISTED IN "HAWLEY'S UNDER KIY-364,365" AND THE'NIHONTO MEIKAN NMK-218.
The item "WWII Imperial Japan Shin Gunto Samurai Katana signed" is in sale since Thursday, March 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Japan\Edged Weapons". The seller is "zilvra10" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.
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