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Yasukuni Shrine Army Sword W/rare Rayskin Saya

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This sword was made by the Yasukuni Shrine smith Kotani Yasunori.  


The saya is desirable--it is a rare Army saya with same/rayskin.  A rayskin army saya is found on 1 in 10,000 army swords--so this sword with its rayskin saya is exceedingly rare.


The blade measures 26 7/8" (68.3 cm) from blade tip to notch in the blade spine.


 


Condition:


The blade has a couple of tiny nail catcher edge nicks, and barely an occasional tiny pit.  The mounts/koshirae are perfect.  


 


The hamon is perfect.  The boshi is perfect as well.  


 


https://stcroixblades.com/shop/products/ww-ii-Japanese-yasukuni-shrine-army-officer-samurai-sword-antique-old-colle/


 


$7,695 obo


 


Thank you.


 


 


--Matthew Brice


 


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Nice one! If I win the lottery, you will find out about it before my wife does.

 

Hoanh

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