27+ Inch Shinto Katana in Shirasaya
Signature: Noshu Seki Ju KaneMune Kore Wo. Dated Kooki NiSen Roku Haku Nen (1940). With declaration of success for Japanese Army. Sho Stamp.
Year Made: 1940
Forging Pattern: Tight Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Midare/Sanbon
Dimensions: Blade Length: 27.125 inchesNakago: 8.7 inches 7.5 mm thick and 29.5 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings: Matching 1937 pattern Shin Gunto.
Overall Condition: Good, no rust, some surface scratches from use.