WWII Sword in Civilian Mountings
Signature: Noshu Seki Ju YoshiMitsu
Year Made: 1940s
Forging Pattern: Ko-Itame
Tempering Pattern: Choji
Dimensions: Nagasa: 26 3/4", Nakago: 8 1/8", Mihaba: 1 1/4", Sakihaba: 7/8", Kasane: 1/4", Sori: 5/8"
Mountings: Shito era civilian mountings. The saya is cracked along part of the seem with missing lacquer and dents.
Overall Condition: The blade is very strong with no major flaws. This is some light surface rust and the expected minor scratches all of which should disappear with a good polish.