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A great Japanese sword star stamp made in 1944 by Kuni

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A great Japanese sword star stamp made in 1944 by Kuni

Lot 0024 Details

Description
A very beautiful Japanese WWII Katana sword in Shirasaya with the famous Star stamp blade.
Signature: Hizen Kuni Mitsuhiro
Showa 19 Nen 5 gatsu Kichijitsu.
To mention star stamp meaning traditionally made gendaito.
Explanation: The sword was made on May lucky day, Showa 19th
by Hizen Kuni Mitsuhiro approaching the end of the wartime.
Habaki: Copper single habaki with silver color.
Blade length: 63.3 cm or 25.0 inches.Sori:1.6 cm or 0.63 inches.
Width at the hamachi:3.08 cm or 1.21 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.18 cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane: 0.725 cm or 0.285 inches.
The weight of the blade 730 grams.
Era: Showa 19. 1944. Shape: The blade is wide and thick with Ubuha
and suitable sori and longer kissaki healthy blade.
Jigane:koitame had and small massage had mixed with jinie attach and chikei work.
Hamon :Nie deki middle suguha with kinsuji ,sunagashi work.
Special feature: Hizen Kuni Mitsuhiro was called Fukutaro Yamaguchi
and got the prize of the army’s appointed swordsmith
and got Nyusen prize and also Kaicyo syo(chairman’s prize)
He was born at Meiji 31st and studied under the Kurihara Akihide.
This sword is nice Jigane and also hizen style middle hamon with sunagashi,
kinsuji work in Hamon.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.

Reserve: $4,250.00

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    A great Japanese sword star stamp made in 1944 by Kuni

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    Jun 16
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    Lot 0024 Details

    Description
    ...
    A very beautiful Japanese WWII Katana sword in Shirasaya with the famous Star stamp blade.
    Signature: Hizen Kuni Mitsuhiro
    Showa 19 Nen 5 gatsu Kichijitsu.
    To mention star stamp meaning traditionally made gendaito.
    Explanation: The sword was made on May lucky day, Showa 19th
    by Hizen Kuni Mitsuhiro approaching the end of the wartime.
    Habaki: Copper single habaki with silver color.
    Blade length: 63.3 cm or 25.0 inches.Sori:1.6 cm or 0.63 inches.
    Width at the hamachi:3.08 cm or 1.21 inches.
    Width at the Kissaki: 2.18 cm or 0.86 inches.
    Kasane: 0.725 cm or 0.285 inches.
    The weight of the blade 730 grams.
    Era: Showa 19. 1944. Shape: The blade is wide and thick with Ubuha
    and suitable sori and longer kissaki healthy blade.
    Jigane:koitame had and small massage had mixed with jinie attach and chikei work.
    Hamon :Nie deki middle suguha with kinsuji ,sunagashi work.
    Special feature: Hizen Kuni Mitsuhiro was called Fukutaro Yamaguchi
    and got the prize of the army’s appointed swordsmith
    and got Nyusen prize and also Kaicyo syo(chairman’s prize)
    He was born at Meiji 31st and studied under the Kurihara Akihide.
    This sword is nice Jigane and also hizen style middle hamon with sunagashi,
    kinsuji work in Hamon.
    NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.

    Reserve: $4,250.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $200.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from the Netherlands

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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