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#1 Nibroc

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 07:26 PM

Having a hard time dating this sword. It is most likely made before WWII but whether it be Shinshinto period or as early as Nambokucho I can not say based on the present condition. Could anyone help me out with identifying the sword

 

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#2 raymondsinger

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 07:37 PM

Authentic blade in very poor condition. Appears to be koto, possibly before Muromachi and ubu. Note the slender nakago, patina (where it is intact) and the low placement of the mekugi-ana. Please do nothing on your own to remove the corrosion.

 

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#3 Nibroc

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 07:40 PM

Thank you, that was fast

#4 Brian

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 07:56 PM

Please don't post in the Forum Guidelines and How-To's section.
We have all these neat little specific sections. Will move this now.


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#5 Logan09

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 02:37 AM

Is this the one for like $3k on eBay?
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