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Type 98 Identification please .


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Thanks Ray !

 

I wonder why its back up for sale .

 

The tip of the blade almost looks like it was fixed.

 

Ray , are you going to the Orlando show ?

 

Russ

 

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6 minutes ago, ZoomZ said:

Ray , are you going to the Orlando show ?

 

Russ

 

 

Very unlikely I will be able to attend this year with work commitments. Have a great time if you go.

 

Best regards,

Ray

 

 

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Russell,

 

it’s a family crest (mon). The shape is called “Maru ni sanmai sasa no maru” (a round forming, three petaled bamboo in a circle)….

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8 hours ago, uwe said:

Russell,

 

it’s a family crest (mon). The shape is called “Maru ni sanmai sasa no maru” (a round forming, three petaled bamboo in a circle)….

Thanks man !

 

Ive never seen that on a type 98 before .

 

So the officer that had this sword made had that added ?

 

Russ

 

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Hello,

 

from Markus book:

KANEMOTO (兼元), Shōwa (昭和, 1926-1989), Saga – “Hizen no Kuni Nagase-jū Kanemoto saku” (肥前国長瀬住兼元作), “Higo no Kuni Kanemoto” (肥前国兼元), real name Motomura Kensaku (元村兼作), born 1907, he studied from 1924 under the 3rd gen. Mutō Hisahiro (武藤久広) and worked as a rikugun-jumei-tōshō, jōko no jōi (Akihide) , Fifth Seat at the 6th Shinsaku Nihontō Denrankai (新作日本刀展覧会, 1941)

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47 minutes ago, ZoomZ said:

Thanks man !

 

Ive never seen that on a type 98 before .

 

So the officer that had this sword made had that added ?

 

Russ

 

Have a look here…..

 

 

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