Jump to content


Photo

Kanenobu


  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 Cuirassier

Cuirassier

    Jo Saku

  • Members
  • 234 posts

Posted 22 July 2017 - 12:02 PM

Hi all

Someone has offered me what looks, in some regards to be a gendaito gunto. But it has been messed around with.

Also, whenever I have come across 4 character signatures, these have tended to be late war model Showato, oddly / sometimes without any acceptance / arsenal stamp.

 

Anyway, the mei;

I believe this is a badly written / inscribed (unknown) Kane Nobu saku (not the famous Kanenobu), but I can not fathom the first character. For me the 3rd character is so badly done, it could be "Sa", but after much reflection I think not.

 

Can anyone help with this terrible "hand writting"?

 

:)

Mark

 

kanenobu1.jpg

 

kanenobu2.jpg


Mark

#2 ROKUJURO

ROKUJURO

    Sai Jo Saku

  • Members
  • 1,498 posts
  • LocationIn a deep valley

Posted 22 July 2017 - 01:29 PM

Mark,

please put the photos upright and and also show the full NAKAGO without HABAKI. That will facilitate reading the MEI!


Regards,

Jean C.

#3 Cuirassier

Cuirassier

    Jo Saku

  • Members
  • 234 posts

Posted 22 July 2017 - 03:35 PM

Hello Jean

Thank you. I can not provide what you ask as I do not have the sword; it is being offered to me.

I have it down as a late war gunto, without an arsenal / acceptance mark, and with a badly done signature.

I can only turn the images up on their ends.

 

1st, 2nd and 3rd characters

kanenobu2.jpg

 

2nd, 3rd and 4th characters

kanenobu1.jpg

 

Regards

Mark


Mark

#4 mywei

mywei

    Jo Jo Saku

  • Members
  • 286 posts
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia

Posted 22 July 2017 - 04:02 PM

I wouldn't say its terribly done

Kanesumi saku 兼住作

 

might be gunto smith  Sato Kanesumi 佐藤兼住 


Matt

知己知彼,百战不殆。
--孫子

#5 Cuirassier

Cuirassier

    Jo Saku

  • Members
  • 234 posts

Posted 23 July 2017 - 07:56 AM

Hello Matt

I think that you are bang on, thank you. I now have another photo from the guy and there is a post 1926 pre 1941 showa stamp just visible through the pitting, which basically is the final nail in the coffin regarding any interest from me. The only "interesting" thing about this sword (apart from it being a composite made up of various army and navy bits) is the first character "Sa" is missing. It is not as well done as other Kanesumi mei's.

Again, thanks

Mark

 

kanesumi.jpg


Mark




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

IPB Skin By Virteq