Authentic IJA WW2 officer katana (Type 98) "Shin gunto". The blade with "bohi"( grooves) is hand forged en dated ( a lucky day in Januari 1945) by gendai smith Kaneyoshi and signed: " Fujitani Kaneyoshi saku", Rikugun Jumei Tosho swordsmith. The blade has WW 2 time polish and shows minor scratches , but no nicks , no crack or chips, no forging flaws at all and cutting edge is sharp, " yahazu-midare hamon" with deep temper at the point. Motogasane ": 7 mm," motohaba ": 3,3 cm, length "nagasa" : 64.5 cm, total length in koshirae: 100.5 cm. The metal saya seems to have been painted over in the past. Lock mechanism works fine. Tsuka-ito wrapping in good condition.
The sword standard is not part of the auction.
Will be sent insured (Russia and China excluded).
I place a lot of pictures of the item, please make your judgment of the photos.
- Pays de fabrication
- Constructeur / fabricant
- Fujitani Kaneyoshi
- Type 98
- Type d’arme
- Authentic IJA WW2 officer katana "Shin gunto", gendaito
- Très bon état
- Longueur totale
- 100 cm
- Canon / longueur de la lame
- 64 cm