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show us photos above the mekugi and around the ha-machi area. stamps were required by regulations prior to 1939-40 of the top of my head, but it could be hidden under the habaki "kojima kanemichi was know for this.

 

or its been reomved during war time to pass as a gendai. the smith is only recorded as a showa-to maker but you never know you might have a genadi. 

to quote david flynn. judge the blade not the mei

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Hi,

found it, think ill pass on this sword blades not to good pity really because it turned up locally complete with the surrender tag and a box of the vets effects including his soldier book.

Mark

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