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#1 BIG

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Posted 30 September 2019 - 12:36 PM

Anyone please translate the paper, is it true?

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#2 BIG

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Posted 30 September 2019 - 12:37 PM

Sorry....

https://www.keremeos...rsed-backstory/


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Posted 30 September 2019 - 12:39 PM

It is real, and has been on two dealer sites. First here.

http://www.nihonto.u...NTO - NIDAI.htm
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Posted 30 September 2019 - 12:42 PM

Later here with a gendai koshirae.

https://web.archive....o_muramasa.html

Now in addition to the koshirae, it has acquired a box and a pile of manufactured provenance.
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#5 BIG

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Posted 30 September 2019 - 01:19 PM

Thanks Ray

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Posted 30 September 2019 - 01:48 PM

Had a good chuckle over that load of absolute BS, thanks Peter. 


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Posted 30 September 2019 - 02:09 PM

This sword seems to acquire something with each owner. Perhaps in the next round it will pick up a Hon'ami origami, written in ballpoint pen.
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Posted 30 September 2019 - 02:10 PM

http://www.militaria...e/?fromsearch=1
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Posted 30 September 2019 - 09:05 PM

Thanks for the enlightenment Ray. You have the recollection of an elephant.


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Posted 30 September 2019 - 09:48 PM

The burl oak box with plastic aoi-mon sticker was a classy touch.

 

I emailed the newspaper with some supporting links, in case they would like to correct or remove the article.


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Posted 30 September 2019 - 09:53 PM

I don’t know whether to laugh or cry.
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Posted 30 September 2019 - 09:58 PM

Muramasa on ebay now for 18K+
Sports card seller so how that came to be idk
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Posted 01 October 2019 - 07:15 AM

Link? :)
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Posted 01 October 2019 - 08:02 AM

https://www.ebay.com...6AAAOSwDtxdWhlP


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Posted 01 October 2019 - 10:54 AM

Well, I would advise whoever is looking at this (4 people per hour!) to inspect the mei very, very carefully........
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Posted 01 October 2019 - 11:20 AM

Also Kaga style habaki, when I think Muramasa's school worked out of Ise?

The alarm bells are a cacaphony at this point.
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Posted 01 October 2019 - 11:50 AM

The mei has nothing to do with the real Muramasa. 


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Posted 01 October 2019 - 12:10 PM

Green papers: ✓

Suspect Habaki: ✓

Huge price: ✓


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Posted 01 October 2019 - 04:31 PM

Green papers: ✓

Suspect Habaki: ✓

Huge price: ✓

...this means "must be real" !! :laughing:


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Posted 01 October 2019 - 07:03 PM

Green paper Muramasa on eBay: 

 

Enough said at this point. 

 

I have to admit the burley oak with plastic Mon sticker made me chuckle... 


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Posted 01 October 2019 - 08:19 PM

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Posted 01 October 2019 - 08:22 PM

Thank you for the link! :)

Looks as fake as my grandfather’s teeth!

Quick! I have to buy it!
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Posted 01 October 2019 - 08:47 PM

Not a link ...pic from the books you have. The ones i sold you.
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Posted 01 October 2019 - 09:06 PM

I know, Stephen, I was referring to the link for the eBay sale! :)

Speaking of which, that mei looks so bad I wonder how could anyone have the guts to pass it up for the real deal. It’s so obviously fake!
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Posted 02 October 2019 - 12:21 AM

This would be a great reference piece for the articles section on the topic of gimei and just how dubious green papers can be, especially for big names.


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Posted 03 October 2019 - 06:56 PM

Back up for sale today.

 

http://www.ricecrack...o_muramasa.html


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Posted 03 October 2019 - 08:00 PM

Wow, it keeps acquiring fancy stuff such as a box, stand, koshirae etc
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Posted 04 October 2019 - 03:28 PM

😂😂😂
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