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Tanto inscription translation - please help


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勲四等昭秀謹作

 

Kunshito Akihide Kin Saku

 

Kunshito is a government merit award, 4th class. Kurihara Akihide was given this award for his service to the country as a member of the Diet.

 

Hoshuku Koki Ni Sen Ryoppyaku Ichi Nen Go Gatsu Kichi Jitsu

Celebration Lucky day in May, 1941

 

This tanto was most likely made to celebrate a birthday or other such happy occasion.

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