Showa Katana With Declaration of Success for Japanese Army

Signature:  Noshu Seki Ju Fujiwara KaneHiro Saku.  With declaration of success for Japanese Army.  Sho Stamp.
Year Made:  1940s
Forging Pattern: Tight Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Midare/Sanbon
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  26.3 inchesNakago: 8.2 inches 7 mm thick and 32 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings:  Matching 1937 pattern Shin Gunto.
Overall Condition:  Good, no rust, some surface scratches from use.

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