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dirk marshall

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  1. I have used him on several occasions for various projects and am very happy with his work.
  2. katana and wak version of same i have tanto version of such as well
  3. Yes it does have hamon it does not show well in the picture. Thanks to all for your help. I believe it was a bride's tanto.
  4. Following WW2 my friend's father was stationed in Japan. I believe he traded a pack of cigarettes for this tanto. It’s about 10” with case, about 9’ blade. He was wondering if it would paper and if it would be worth it.
  5. The nakago is ubu, signed tachi mei, Mishina Tajima no Kami Munetsugu and dated Horeki Jusai (Junen) Tatsu Nigatsu Kichijitsu (Year of the Dragon 1760).
  6. Yamato Tegai School in D guard mounts. Last battle for a 800 year old soldier
  7. I have 346, with a match for the signature, if my memory serves me right.
  8. didn't this guy make 1000 kozuka of mt fuji and this is like 400 of 1000
  9. Isn't that one of the 100 views of mt fuji?
  10. Difference between plastic and ivory keys is the grain is evident in real ivory
  11. rust removal my favorite hobby, piano keys, used to buy them by the 100's. use the base units for thick rust, thin side pieces for detail work, never had a problem with damage to the brass inlay. Extremely easy process. And you can pretend you are a whaler and do scrimshaw with the remnants.
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