Shin-Gunto Katana 24.875 inches
Year Made: 1940's
Forging Pattern: none visible
Tempering Pattern: none visible
Dimensions: Blade Length: 24.875 inchesNakago: 8 inches 5 mm thick and 31 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings: Brass habaki. '34 pattern medium grade Shin-gunto mounts in good condition that appear original to the sword. Aluminum saya in good shape.
Overall Condition: Fair. Sword appears to have been chemically cleaned with a powerful cleaner that has removed all rust from the nakago. Impossible to tell what's under there. No arsenal stamp.