Gendaito by Rai KaneFusa in Superb Kai Gunto Mounts

Signature:  Rai KaneFusa, with a character for Buddha on Nakago Mune
Forging Pattern:  Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Suguha Midare
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  26.6 inchesNakago: 9 inches 5.8 mm thick 29 mm wide
Mountings:  Shirasaya and original kai gunto fittings with sunagi
Overall Condition:  Excellent.  The sword is in its original wartime polish that is in 90%+ condition with some minor staining.  This is an exceptionally well forged sword with a high bright temper of nie.  The Menuki has a Family Crest of a Samurai of the Makino Clan.  The fittings are all original and of much higher quality that i typically see which leads me to believe that this is most likely a custom ordered sword for a high ranking Naval officer.  It is accompanied with a surrender tag which list the officer that surrendered this sword and his address as Tashiro Mitsuo, 1303 Kohna, Yui Mura, Ninam, Tama Gun, Tokyo.

SwordsElliott Tan