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WWII Japanese Army Gunto Samurai Sword -SURRENDER TAG -Gendaito/Gendai -WW2 IJA

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1 Japanese WWII Army Officer's gendaito sword available.  This World War 2 Japanese sword would make an important acquisition for any collection.    


This WWII katana has a wood surrender tag.  Surrender tags gave the Japanese Officer’s name and address in hopes the U.S. would give his sword back after the War. 
The blade measures 26 1/16" (66.3 cm) from the blade tip to the bottom of the notch in the habaki.  This gendai sword is not signed. 
This sword has a fine cherry blossom sarute.  The saya has a higher grade spatter lacquer finish.  The seppa and tsuba have matching assembly numbers.  

This sword has an undulating hamon/temper line.  This is a traditionally-made sword. 

The blade has no nicks.  There are occasional finish scratches on the blade.  The hamon and boshi are perfectly healthy.  The mounts are in good condition.  

Specific Name Specific Value
Period World War 2
Country Japan
Item Army Officer Katana

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