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Home Products Presentation Dedication Sword - Meji Period

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Presentation Dedication Sword - Meji Period

by Masateru

SKU 1017375

Date Added 05/11/2021

# Available 1

Original price $11,295.00

Price $9,500.00


This Presentation Dedication Katana is from the Meji Period (late 1800s). It features a hand rub satin finished blade with fullers and engraving on the blade and tang, the tang mark is in the pictures, if anyone can translate it, we would love you for it. .350" blade stock and 1.338" blade depth, hidden tang construction. The handle and saya are wood with Japanese characters, again, if anyone can translate this, we would appreciate it. Has some scratches and oxidation, otherwise good condition for its age. Comes with sword bag.

We got some translations on this sword. It appears to have been made by Masateru from Kai Province

Signature & date - 甲陽住真定□源正照鍜是 / 明治巳二年八月日 roughly translates to "Koyoju Shinsada-Source Masaru Yushi / August Day 2"

The other side - 鉄甲棒□□之 / 相陽住平井信宜□依造 roughly translates to "Iron Armor Rod □ of / Aiyo Sumi Hirai Shinyi □ Made by"

Product Details

Blade Length 29

Overall Length 40

Weight (oz) 36.8

Source Previously owned

Additional Specs

Knife Type Has Sheath, Hidden Tang

Blade Material Carbon Steel

Blade Details Upswept/Trailing, Tanto

Handle Material Wood

About the Maker


Masateru from Kai Province

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