A captured Japanese sword<BR /> 1940
Lot 128
A captured Japanese sword
1940
US$ 700 - 1,000
£420 - 600
withdrawn
Auction Details
Lot Details
A captured Japanese sword
1940
A captured Japanese officer's sword, metal blade decorated with a scratched Japanese flag, and Japanese characters, translating 'Emperor' and the date '15th year of Showa' (1940), with a decorated brass handle, brass scabbard engraved with dragons and similarly lettered in Japanese as the blade.
length 39in.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The War Museum

Saleroom notices

  • Lot withdrawn.
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