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#1 Chasers2

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:13 PM

My son recently inherited a Katana sword from his Great Uncle who served in the US Navy in WW2.  It came to us with a very old leather/suede handle cover with a stamped marking on the inside. I have never seen anything like this.  Is anyone able translate and shed some light on this item for us??  Thank you!

 

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#2 Bugyotsuji

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 12:07 PM

That appears to be a stamp authenticating it as top quality leather.
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