Nice Polished Showa Sword in Gunto Mounts with Tassel
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Year Made: Showa

Forging Pattern: Ko Itame
Tempering Pattern:   Gonome
Dimensions:   Nagasa 26 1/4", Nakago:  7 3/8", Mihaba:  1 1/8", Sakihaba:  7/8", Kasane:  1/4", Sori:  7/8"  
Mountings:  Sword is mounted in WW II Gunto koshirae with tassel.
Overall Condition:  The blade is in excellent polish with no kizu, perfect as is.  The saya shows typical ware for it's age and there two small dents in it.  The tsuka is in solid and in fine condition.  The tassel broke at some time and has been sown back together.  It is a little faded and is showing some other small signs of ware.  The habaki is one piece and in fine condition.
  811KAT3