Kasama SHIGETSUGU Gendaito Sword -HORIMONO -Antique Japanese Katana -Old SamuraiDetails
1 antique WW2 Japanese Army tanto available. Tanto swords like this one were carried by Japanese soldiers during World War II to evoke for them the spirit of the Samurai. This Japanese tanto would make an important addition to any collection.
This tanto could be easily carried in a pack. The blade measures 5 3/16". The nakago/tang is not signed. When in its shirasaya, this tanto measures 9 1/8" overall. This Army tanto was a wavy temper line.
This Army tanto is in excellent condition. The blade has no oxidation whatsoever. There are some tiny micro-scratches on the blade and on the wood shirasaya from carry during World War 2.
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