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  • JAPANESE BUKE ZUKURI MOUNTED SHIN-SHINTO
    KATANA. 30 ¼" shinogi zukuri blade. Very clean blade with gunome midare hamon and itami hada. O-kissaki (large point). Ubu mumei nakago. SIZE: 43 ½" long overall. MOUNTS: ... [more like this]
  • Japanese Steel, Iron & Brass Gunto Katana
    - Type 98: East Asia, Japan, World War II era, Type 98, ca. 1938 to 1945 CE. A forged-carbon-steel Gunto type 98 katana, a sword typology developed for use by soldiers in ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE TACHI. 27 5/8" shinogi zukuri blade,
    ubu nakago inscribed tachi mei "HIZEN (NO) KUNI JU NIN TADAYOSHI SAKU". Chu suguha hamon (medium straight temper), hada is a mixed itami mokume (wood burl grain). SIZE: 41" ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE BUKE-ZUKURI MOUNTED KOTO SWORD.
    25" shinogi zukuri blade is O-suriage with two mekugi ana and is mumei. Suguha hamon with itame hada. SIZE: 38 ½" long overall. MOUNTS: Extra long niju habaki one section ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE SHOWA-TO IN BUKE-ZUKURI MOUNTS.
    27" shinogi zukuri blade. Midare oil temper line. Signature is light and scratchy with surface rust and is illegible though the Seki stamp is visible. SIZE: 39" long overall. ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE BUKE-ZUKURI MOUNTED WWII SWORD.
    25 1/8" shinogi zukuri blade signed "NOSHU SEKI JU TANIGAWA ISSHIN SAKU" also has Seki stamp. SIZE 37 ¼" long overall. MOUNTS: Iron tsuba pierced with a single cherry blossom. ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE HANDACHI WAKIZASHI. 20-5/8" shinogi
    zukuri blade of ho so suguha (narrow straight temper). The nakago (tang) is osuriage (greatly shortened) with 1 hole and mumei (unsigned). MOUNTS: Complete handachi (half ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE BUKE-ZUKURI MOUNTED KATANA. 27 7/8"
    shinogi zukuri blade. San bon suji hamon with shinto yakidashi, mokume hada. Signed "KANEMOTO". Obviously a later generation. SIZE: 41" long overall. MOUNTS: Tsuba, fuchi ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE WWII SHINGUNTO GENDAITO SWORD. 26
    ¼" shinogi zukuri blade. Suguha hamon, ubu nakago signed "MANTETSU TSUKURU WO". Dated by the zodiac cycle "SHOWA KINOE-SARU HARU" (spring 1944). Mantetsu blades were hand ... [more like this]
  • Japanese katana signed higo ju yasutada,
    dated sept 1943 mei: Higo ju Yasutada, shinogi-zukuri blade, 25 in. , itame hada; choji midare hamon, standard Army shingunto mounts. minor pitting to blade nearest ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE KYU-GUNTO ARMY OFFICERS SWORD. 25
    ¾" shinogi zukuri blade. Nakago is ubu except for the three mekugi ana (holes). SIZE: 38 ½" long overall. MOUNTS: Kyu-gunto, Russo-Japanese war era and complete. CONDITION: ... [more like this]
  • WWII Era Japanese Naval Officer's Sword
    Japanese Naval Officer's Kai-gunto sword with Shinogi Zukuri blade shape, lacquered black scabbard with gilt brass metal mounts and cloth wrapped metal handle. Blade measures ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE WWII ARMY OFFICERS SWORD. 24 ¼"
    shinogi zukuri blade wavy oil tempered blade. Cannot remove tsuka (hilt) as no mekugi (peg) visible to check for a signature. SIZE: 40 ½" long overall. MOUNTS: Complete shingunto. ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE SHINTO MINO WAKIZASHI. 17 5/8" shinogi
    zukuri blade. Ubu nakago with two mekugi ana (two holes) that is signed "KANEIYE". SIZE 26 ½" long overall. MOUNTS: Pierced iron tsuba. Fuchi kashira a soft brown patinated ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE WAKIZASHI. 17 ¾" shinogi zukuri
    blade, O-suriage nakago (greatly shortened) is mumei (unsigned). SIZE: 23 7/8" long overall. MOUNTS: Black lacquered saya. CONDITION: Blade is tired and worn, has several ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE SHINTO WAKIZASHI. 14-5/8" shinogi
    zukuri blade with wide gunome midare hamon (uneven bumpy) with itami hada (wood grain skin). The ubu nakago (unaltered tang) is signed "BISHU OSAFUNE JU KORE" on one side ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE SHINTO KATANA IN SHIN-GUNTO MOUNTS.
    26 5/8" shinogi zukuri blade with grooves. Gunome midare hamon with itami hada. Ubu nakago is signed "BUZEN (NO) JU FUJIWARA YUKIKATSU". SIZE: 41 3/8" long overall. CONDITION: ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE KOTO KATANA IN WWII KYU-GUNTO MOUNTS.
    27" shinogi zukuri blade with midare hamon. Signed "BIZEN (NO) KUNI JU OSAFUNE SAEMONSCHICHIRO FUJIWARA HAROMITSU SAKU" dated "TEN-SHO HACHI NEN NI GATSU HI" (a day in February ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE WWII MARINE GENDAITO SWORD. 26 1/8"
    shinogi zukuri blade. Choji midare hamon slanting back at the yakidashi. Hada is muji. Signed "AKIHISA" and dated "DECEMBER 1942" with the star stamp. SIZE: 38 ½" long overall. ... [more like this]
  • JAPANESE LATE KOTO WAKIZASHI. 22 ½" shinogi
    zukuri blade. Gunome midare hamon, itami hada. Only a partial signature, signed "BISHU OSAFUNE" then it is suriage (shortened). Nakago with five mekugi ana (holes). SIZE: ... [more like this]

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