Gunto by Kanehiro
Signature: Seki Ju Nin Kanehiro
Year Made: February 1943
Forging Pattern: Ko-Itame
Tempering Pattern: Sanbonsugi
Dimensions: Blade Length: 25.5", Nakago: 8.5", Mihaba: 1 7/32", Sakihaba: 27/32", Kasane: ", Sori: 3/4"
Mountings: World War II gunto koshirae with leather covered. The saya looks like a bullet past through it and possibly been struck by another bullet (see pictures).
Overall Condition: There are no defects or damage to the blade from any bullets or otherwise. There are areas of minor rust pitting that have been cleaned out and would disappear with a good polish.