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WW2 Japanese Army Officer's Shin Gunto, earlier blade, sold

In good condition (though with a blade chip), a WW2 Japanese army officer's shin gunto with earlier blade.

WW2 Japanese Army Officer's Shin Gunto, earlier bladeimage G69 1

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Shin gunto with 55cm blade, active hamon visible, unsigned tang with two mekugi-ana (peg holes) confirming the blade is an older one, that it is a family blade removed from earlier mounts.

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The blade is good except for a chip to the cutting edge, probably period. Some loss to the rayskin There is no saya (scabbard). Yours for £300 (965). Please quote item reference G69. Full sized / additional photos available upon request.

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