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Details about  Japanese katana Sword, nice dragon mounts, 28 inch blade. ORIGINAL.

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Japanese katana Sword, nice dragon mounts, 28 inch blade. ORIGINAL.
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Very nice shape for its age, handle with dragons, ray skin is a full wrap and appears to be split

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Ended:
Jan 31, 2014 15:09:10 PST
Winning bid:
US $860.00
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Item location:
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

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eBay item number:
271379767933
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.
Last updated on  Jan 29, 2014 17:41:10 PST  View all revisions

Item specifics

Seller Notes: Very nice shape for its age, handle with dragons, ray skin is a full wrap and appears to be split but isn't. Blade with some spots. I don't see any nicks. Scabbard in very good shape.
Color:

Scabbard black with red speckling.

Region of Origin:

Japan

Type:

Swords

Original/Reproduction:

Original

Primary Material:

Mixed Materials

 Japanese Antique Katana Sword, 28 inch blade from tip to the habaki. ORIGINAL,  NOT CHINESE JUNK.

The blade has a nice wavy temper line but has some dark spots on it. I don’t see any nicks on the cutting edge. Blade needs a good cleaning and polishing. The habaki is very nice silver color with ribs. I haven't seen this style very often. The handle is super nice with very tight wrap and very nice menuki with gold detailing. I can't figure out what style of menuki. Take a look at the picks and if you know what the menuki are let me know and I'll add to the description.  The ray skin on the handle is a full wrap instead of the normal two panels that's why you see the split ray skin on one side. The fuchi and kashira are matching with dragons and also has gold detailing. The stuba is 65mm wide and 4mm thick. The stube has a very dark patina with what appears to be a tiger bamboo tree. I don't see any makers mark on the stuba. The tange has one punched hole (not drilled) and a dark brown patina. No signature on the stuba. The scabbard is in very good shape, dark black with red speckling. I just picked this up from a veteran. He has a couple more that I’m trying to purchase.


On Jan-27-14 at 11:17:16 PST, seller added the following information:

The stuba is tight against the handle, fuchi and the habaki. I'm not sure but it looks like the wrap or ray skin on the handle has slid up over time and there is about a 1/16 gap between the wrap and fuchi/fitting. You can see the slight gap in the second picture.



On Jan-27-14 at 14:02:18 PST, seller added the following information:

 The scabbard is in good shape as well as the end cap or kojiri. There aren't any cracks in the scabbard but has period repair work to the finish on the leading and trail edge from being bumped into objects. The kojiri is very nice and tight to the scabbard. I wish ebay would allow more pics. Let me know if you need more pics of the scabbard, blade, end of the scabbard or anything else.


On Jan-29-14 at 17:41:10 PST, seller added the following information:

 The handle is just about  9 1/2 inches long.

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