WW2 Late War Japanese Army Officer's Shin
Gunto Katana, (sold)
A 1944 model Japanese army officer's shin gunto with unsigned
blade / no stamps, possibly Gendaito.
We guarantee this item is authentic, not a later reproduction.
A late war Imperial Japanese army officer's katana, the blade with
some ware, no signature and no government stamps, indicating the
blade was hand forged, though I doubt of the finest carbon steel,
quite possibly a convict, railway worker or even retired / injured
soldier made blade.
The 67 cm blade is in good condition, some scratches, some signs
of field sharpening. Everything else is in equally good condition,
some aging / wear to the leather saya / scabbard. Very well priced.
Full sized / additional photos available upon request. Please quote
item reference number C06 (618).