RARE Japanese Samurai OSORAKU Tanto Sword -Antique/Old Collection -FULL POLISHDetails
1 vintage Koa Isshin Mantetsu WW2 Japanese Army Officer's sword available. This Japanese Mantetsu sword would make an important addition to any collection.
This sword is signed 'KOA ISSHIN MANTETSU SAKU'--meaning 'Develop Asia by One Mind Mantetsu respectfully made this'. The reverse side of the nakago is dated. The spine of the nakago is also marked. This fine sword measures 26 1/4" (66.7 cm) (measured properly from the blade tip to the notch in the blade spine).
This vintage World War II Japanese Mantetsu sword is in excellent condition. The boshi is nicely visible on both sides of the kissaki (blade tip section). The blade edge is excellent with only a couple of hardly mentionable nicks. There are occasional tiny finish scratches. The blade is perfectly straight. The handle and fittings are in excellent condition. The sword locks tightly into the saya/scabbard, and functions perfectly. The saya drag fitting is missing. A person can buy this sword, and minutes later buy a genuine antique saya drag replacement on eBay.
The listing represents the unique opportunity to add a highly collectible Koa Isshin Mantetsu katana to your collection.
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|Specific Name||Specific Value|
|Period||World War 2|
|Item||Mantetsu Japanese Army Officer Katana|