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Lot 2105
WWII Japanese Military Issue Katana

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ARMS & Armour

30 Jun 2003, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

WWII Japanese Military Issue Katana
Standard 27 1/2-inch curved blade with single fuller. Serial no. 17859. Standard gilded brass tsuba. Standard pattern grip with simulated cord wrap. Spring-loaded scabbard latch. O.D. painted steel scabbard with single ring mount. Throat numbered: I93357.
Condition: Good. Blade showing minor nicks in edge and scattered storage wear. Grip with scattered even wear overall. Scabbard showing scratches and losses to finish.
Note: Consignor reports that sword was brought home from Pacific island campaign by U.S. veteran after WWII.
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