Hi All, I'm new to the forum. I have a sword in my possession which I was considering to buy but need more info on it to determine if I'm paying a fair price (Asking price is ZAR 30,000 or US$2000) (Don't think this is worth close to that). Any help would be appreciated.
I don't have much info other than the images I took yesterday on inspection. I can see the tip is damaged.
My intention with this purchase is to buy something worth investing in as art / an heirloom to pass on to my son one day.
(I doubt that this piece meets those standards but would like confirmations from someone knowledgeable in this field)
Thanks in advance for feedback and apologies if this is posted in the incorrect area.
The Saya is Dark blue lacquered but very badly scratched.