WW2 Japanese NCO's Shin Gunto / Katana, For
In good condition, a WW2 Japanese NCO's Shin Gunto / Katana with
matching serial numbers.
Machine serial numbers 33429 to the blade and scabbard / saya;
this is an early war NCO's shin gunto.
The 26 5/6 inch blade is in very good condition but with some patina
patches. Blade firm in the hilt. The hilt / grip with some original
copper coloured paint remaining. The saya / scabbard is good, a
little light rusting, with some war time green paint remaining.
The sword sheathes and draws well. The locking pin mechanism works
A well above average early WW2 NCO shin gunto for just £875.
Please quote item reference V30. Further / full sized images available
upon request. Box 0974-101x19x16 (2.374).