Nice Looking Shin-Gunto in Original Fittings
Signature: Kin or Kane/ Michi or Nao (first character of name can be pronounced either way and second is difficut to decide what name was intended).
Year Made: WW II era
Forging Pattern: Muji hada
Tempering Pattern: Midare with peaked gunome in nioi
Dimensions: Blade Length: 24.687 inchesNakago: 8 inches 7 mm thick and 31 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings: 1934 Pattern shin-gunto mounts of good quality in very good condition. Gold washed habaki and all matching numbers. Saya in excellent condition with no dents and almost no paint loss.
Overall Condition: Very good, sword appears to be a Seki stamped, oil quenched katana in very good condition with the exception of scratches and scuffing. The perfect sword for someone looking for a nice Shin-gunto for display. They don't come much cleaner than this and clean, all original swords are becoming very difficult to find.