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    Les Brown

    I have two swords that i would like to have reviewed with respect to approximate value and possible restoration. Can someone recommend a respected restorer located within the United States?

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      10 Apr
    anejohn

    I a have an WWII military samurai sword that is from the the Guadalcanal conflict between the US Marines and the Japanese defenders. The sword is intact except it missing the “Kashira” or end cap. Would someone have suggestions on where to find a reproduction cap or authentic Kashira.

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    kusunokimasahige

    Finished watching Dokuganryu Masamune, Sanada Maru and still watching Onna Jōshu Naotora.

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      16 Apr
    AnAmNeSiS

    What an amazing site! I have been reading through many posts and the knowledge you people have is very impressive. I am very new to Nihonto collecting and I hope to learn more from everyone's expertise, especially on what makes a great sword different from a good one and the makers behind them. I currently own a Kai Gunto and I will post pictures of the tang in the future because I am having trouble figuring out who the smith is. Anyways, I am happy to be apart of this board. Tha...

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