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Lot 156
Iwo Jima. A captured Japanese sword
Captured February-March, 1945
Sold for US$ 22,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Iwo Jima. A captured Japanese sword
Captured February-March, 1945
A captured Japanese officer's sword, of standard regulation with metal handle, the scabbard painted 'Cpl R Denman Iwo Jima 1945', and still retaining its original WWII capture tag.
length 38in.

Footnotes

  • Exhibited:
    The Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum, New York, 1995-2007

    Provenance:
    The War Museum
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