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Politely requesting assistance translating/identification of my sword


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On 7/7/2021 at 3:31 AM, USMCSlinky said:

I noticed that, sadly,  I've spent the last few hours reading. This place is amazing. I'm very grateful!

Richard,

 

I guess you blade has been made from one of these two smith (form Markus book):

KANETSUGU (兼継), Shōwa (昭和, 1926-1989), Gifu – “Kanetsugu” (兼継), real name Maekawa Gen´ichi (前川源一), born January 15th 1904, he worked as guntō smith and died March 9th 1951
KANETSUGU (兼継), Shōwa (昭和, 1926-1989), Gifu – “Kanetsugu” (兼継), real name Maekawa Yoshiki (前川喜儀), born March 5th 1913, he worked as guntō smith and died September 9th 1964

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