Shinto Wakizashi

Signature: Mumei
Year Made: Shinshinto
Forging Pattern: Ko Itame
Tempering Pattern: Suguha
Dimensions:   Nagasa:  18", Nakago:  5 1/8", Mihaba:  1 1/4", Sakihaba:  7/8", Kasane:  1/4", Sori:  3/8"  
Mountings:  WW II era leather covered saya
Overall Condition: The blade has minor surface rust and a little pitting all of which will come out in a polish.  There is one area of lose hada or possibly a blister and one chip in the edge about 1/16".  Both of these appear as though they will be gone with a good polish.  The saya may be usable as a military mount but not a good civilian mount.

SwordsElliott Tan