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#1 Ashamo

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Posted 29 July 2017 - 07:14 PM

Hey guys ive had this sword for awhile and would like to know something about it


Sword https://imgur.com/gallery/GT95R
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#2 Stephen

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Posted 29 July 2017 - 07:31 PM

From first blush it looks like Chinese copy, Ito is wrapped wrong.


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#3 ROKUJURO

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Posted 29 July 2017 - 09:40 PM

The photos do not show much of the blade. The tip and the tang (NAKAGO) without HABAKI are especially important for identification.

As Stephen wrote, parts and handle wrapping are giveaways for non-Japanese copies.

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#4 Ken-Hawaii

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Posted 30 July 2017 - 07:02 AM

Welcome to the forum, Kyle. Please take a look at the other photos that are posted so you'll have an idea what we need to see to help identify your sword.

 

Ken

 






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