WW2 Seki Stamped Japanese Shin Gunto with
In very good overall condition, a WW2 Seki Stamped Japanese Shin
Gunto with original knot.
With hamon still very clear, this shin gunto was taken from the
officer because it still has its sword knot attached (mass surrender
swords had their knots removed by the Japanese officers to save
some pride). Seki stamped, so post 1941. The signature a bit hard
to read (not that is really matters with a Seki stamp on the blade)
but appears to be Kanemuni.
The 26 1/2 inch Nagasa (cutting edge section) blade is in very
good condition; some scuffs, but not too many. Overall the sword
is in very good condition and with a full seppa set. The locking
catch still works, but does not hold too firmly. The sword sheathes
and draws well.
A nice example in very good condition and made highly desirable
as it still has the original sword knot. Yours for £? (too
late, now sold). Please quote item reference O99 (0184). Further
/ full sized images available upon request.