1st item – Japanese officers sword and scabbard, WWII era. Bronze pommel, ray skin grip wrapped in black silk threads, tsuba with five petal flowers at each corner, wooden black painted scabbard with bronze mounts, blade has unsigned tang but two holes. Red and brown silk knot tassel corresponds to the colors for Japanese Army generals.. Blade 27 3/4" length. 2nd item – Japanese sword blade housed in a wooden case. Tang signed. 29" blade length, 38" total length. Condition: 1st item – a few shallow nicks to blade edge. 2nd item – blade edge near tip appears to have a line of residue (oxidation?), only one shallow nick to blade edge visible under a magnifying loop.
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