Philippine and Burmese swords
Lot 129
A China-Burma-India Theater captured Japanese sword
1945 2
Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A China-Burma-India Theater captured Japanese sword
Theater-made, 1945
A captured theater-made Burmese sword, curved metal blade and bamboo handle, the scabbard in bamboo bound in cord, carved 'Burma '45 this sword used by gurrielas in the Burma jungle. Killed over 30 Japs Given to Sgt in Merilles Mar 1945 Burma'. length 33in.
A theater-made captured Japanese sword, metal blade, leather handle, the blade carved 'Philippines', length 37in. (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The War Museum

Saleroom notices

  • The description should read: "Burmese sword," not "Japanese sword."
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