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WWII JAPANESE TYPE 95 NCO SAMURAI SWORD MATCHING

Imperial Japanese Army Type 95 (fourth pattern) NCO shin gunto with matching serial numbers. This sword has a cast aluminium tsuka (hilt) with a 5 mm thick plain iron tsuba (guard). The fuchi is copper and the sword is secured in the scabbard by a top latch, all of which identifies it as being an early fourth pattern sword dating to mid-1941... more
Date
12 Dec 2020
Location
USA, Willoughby, OH