Japanese Shin Shinto Wakizashi, unsigned,
In fairly good condition, a Japanese Shin Shinto Wakizashi (short
Although this wakizashi has seen better days, it is none-the-less
still a notable sword; just look at the decoration to the saya (scabbard)
and tsuba (guard) - the tsuba alone is worth well over £100.
Some really small nicks to the cutting edge, the habaki (collar
around the blade) is split along the weakest edge, but could be
15 3/4 Inch blade in sound condition. The rest is pretty much as
seen. Yours for £xxx (too late, now sold - original sales
prive divulged for small fee). Please quote item reference number
AA45 (0037). Further / full sized images upon request.