WW2 Parade Saber Blade Remounted in Buke-Zukuri Fittings.

Signature: Mumei.
Year Made: 1800/1900s
Forging Pattern: Could not tell due to condition
Tempering Pattern: Gonome
Dimensions:   Nagasa:   26 1/2", Nakago: 6 3/8", Mihaba: 1", Sakihaba: 11/16", Kasane: 7/32", Sori: 1/2"  
Mountings:  Fully mounted.  The saya is missing the horn kogiri but otherwise is in good condition.  The tsuka is 9 1/2" long, solid with good leather wrap.  The fuchikashira are plane iron and the menuki are nice shakudo flowers.  The tsuba is oval 2 3/4" by 2 3/8".  The habaki is one piece copper in fair condition.
Overall Condition: The blade is in good condition with no significant flaws.  The edge has be flatted a little in one area but a good polish will take care of it.  The bo-hi is well cut and deeply cut.    This appears to be a WW2 hand forged parade saber blade remounted in buke-zukuri fittings.

SwordsElliott Tan