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  • Japanese Edo Steel Wakizashi w/ Wood Sheath:
    East Asia, Japan, Edo Period, ca. 1603 to 1868 CE. A beautiful forged-carbon-steel wakizashi blade mounted inside of a modern wooden scabbard. The shobu-zukuri blade has a ... [more like this]
  • Japanese Edo Steel Tanto w/ Wooden Handle
    & Sheath: East Asia, Japan, Edo Period, ca. 1603 to 1868 CE. A forged-carbon-steel samurai's tanto, a short blade meant to accompany the katana and wakizashi. The shobu-zukuri ... [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 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 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]
  • Signed Japanese Edo Wakizashi + Scabbard:
    East Asia, Japan, Edo period, ca. 1660s CE. A stunning wakizashi sword with a curved shinogi-zukuri blade that is signed "Tanba-no kami Yoshimichi. " The scabbard (saya) is ... [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 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 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 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 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]
  • 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]
  • 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 SHOWA PERIOD TANTO. 7 1/8" shobu
    zukuri blade with horimono (blade engraving) of a dragon on one side and a bonji on the other. Seki style yakaba. Mumei ubu nakago. SIZE: 12 ¾" long overall. MOUNTS: Red ... [more like this]

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