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3081
Japan: EARLY 1900s/WW1 ARMY COMPANY OFFICER'S KYU-GUNTO. White same (rayskin) grip with gilt - wire binding, both still in VGC. Gilt - finished brass hilt with a long, thin knuckle bow and a small pierced, obverse guard with sakura (cherry blossom) designs. There is a decorative sword retention stud to the reverse of the fuchi (ferrule). The upper blackstrap engraved with sakura and leaves designs. Wear to the gilt finish and a slight inward facing bend to the upper section of the knockabout. The hilt is 20cms in length and held in place by a mekugi (removeable wooden/ bamboo peg). Brass habaki (blade collar). Very sharp, slightly curved, single fullered blade which has been re-chromed. Blade length including habaki, 74cms. Steel scabbard, also re-chromed and with a few minor dents to it's lower section. Single suspension mount. Licence required in Victoria. Grade II- (P)
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