WWII Imperial Japan Shin Gunto, Showato blade signed and dated
Blade is signed "Higo Minamoto Tetsuo saku & dated "Nisen Roppyaku ni-nen Hachi-gatsu hi (a day, August, 1942) Tetsuo`s real name is Terada Yoshimitsu, born in Feb. 1910, lived in Minamata city, Kumamoto prefecture, studied under Moritaka Yasuhiro, made swords during WWll time and after the war as a Gendai smith. Scabbard is metal and in good condition. Sword measures 39 3/4 inches long in scabbard. Blade measures 26 1/8 Inch from tip to the notch in habaki and is perfectly straight.
Beautiful condition, comes with silk carrying bag. The item "WWII Imperial Japan Shin Gunto, Showato blade signed and dated" is in sale since Saturday, October 31, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "zilvra10" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Blade Material: Carbon Steel
- Style: Japanese
- Theme: Samurai
- Type: Katana
- Edge: Single
- Color: Gray
- Tang: Full
- Brand: Imperial