Gunto in Naval Mounts

Signature: Mumei
Year Made: Showa
Forging Pattern: Masame
Tempering Pattern: Suguha
Dimensions:   Nagasa:  23 15/16", Nakago:  8 5/8", Mihaba: 1 3/16", Sakihaba: 13/16", Kasane: 11/32", Sori: 9/16"  
Mountings:  WW II Naval.  
Overall Condition: There are no forging defects in the blade but there are some small chips along the edge, scuff marks.  The saya and tsuka are in sound condition and the fittings are good.  The tsuba is dirty but in good shape, carried and used but well taken care of by the officer. Overall, it is a solid example of the WW II naval mount that are becoming increasing scarce to find in any condition.

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