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  1. A little tanto habaki i have since a while
  2. they do look quite new, maybe Meiji or modern
  3. A pretty unique one from Aoijapan https://www.aoijapan.com/wakizashi-mumeiunji/
  4. Tsuba with the shape of a bundle of noshi (Tabane-Noshi, Noshi are narrow strips of dried abalone bundled together in the middle, it was the ritual offering to God in Japanese Shinto religion.), there's some trace of leftover silver zogan around the hitsu ana. Dimensions: 65x64 mm Thickness 4.5 mm Price 150€ plus Paypal and shipping
  5. That sword looks like an utsushi of the famous Yamatorige https://markussesko.com/2018/11/29/the-yamatorige-sanchomo-山鳥毛/
  6. Probably someone tried to test cut his sword against the tsuba
  7. That is actually a ken (straight double edged sword) it represents Fudo Myoo
  8. what's your budget for tsuba? Which size you need? Iron or copper?
  9. Price reduced to 200€ plus shipping and Paypal
  10. should be this: YOSHIKUNI (吉国), Kanbun (寛文, 1661-1673), Tosa – “Kōzuke no Kami Yoshikuni” (上野守吉国), “Kōzuke no Daijō Yoshikuni” (上野大掾吉国), “Settsu-jū Yoshikuni” (摂津住吉国), real name Morishita Magobei (森下孫兵衛), son of Harima no Kami Yoshinari (播磨守吉成) and older brother of Mutsu no Kami Yoshiyuki (陸奥守吉行), he studied under the 1st gen. Yamato no Kami Yoshimichi (大和守吉道), he lived in Kyōto´s Fushimi-Ryōgae-machi (伏見両替町) and later in Tosa´s Kusaka-mura (日下村), he came originally from Nakamura (中村) in Ōshū province, he worked in the style of his master Yoshimichi, the jigane is an itame mixed with masame, the hamon is a gunome-midare, partially mixed with sudareba, and has a sugu-yakidashi, wazamono, chūjō-saku A papered example here https://katananokura.jp/SHOP/1810-W03.html#:~:text=摂津住吉国(上野守,として活躍しています。
  11. For sale this wakizashi tsuba signed Efu ju Akao saku 江府住赤尾作. Sukashi iron tsuba that depicts three kukurizaru ( here for more info about those https://www.triptipedia.com/tip/53CY2ms/kukurizaru-or-hanging-monkeys) For reference a very similar tsuba published on the book Tsuba No Bi (鐔の美) The patina is a little bit thin in places but overall in good conditions. Dimensions: 68x65 mm Thickness: 6 mm TSUBA BOX NOT INCLUDED Price 250€ plus shipping and Paypal
  12. 武州下原住康重 - Bushū Shimohara ju Yasushige
  13. Spring discount, 550€ plus shipping and Paypal
  14. If genuine it should be around late 1600's
  15. 河内大掾原国定 Kawachi no Daijo Minamoto Kunisada
  16. on the outside i can read 花文透鐔 Kamon Sukashi tsuba and on top right 無銘 mumei Inside seems to be 丸形 Maru gata and the rest is quite hard for me, there's another 無銘 mumei and the signature is the one of Kanzan
  17. i'm not an expert of mirrors, but sure they value more than some euro WIth a quick research i found this sold on catawiki that has exactly same design as yours https://www.catawiki.it/l/19624787-bronze-hand-mirror-signed-fujiwara-masashige-Japan-early-20th-century-meiji-period the price looks quite cheap especially considered the lacquered box. Mirrors from that maker are also exhibited in museums https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/A_1944-0401-2
  18. I already did, i just updated the price
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