Enjoy my swords, and I hope they are added to your collection soon. Antique Japanese Wakizashi sword "Sukemune " in Koshirae decorated mountings. The blade is gorgeous "Naginata-naoshi" with large Kissaki head. Koshirae mountings are also gorgeous. Artistic "Oni" Japanese demon carving on Kashira head, oriental elephant carving on Kozuka small knife (signed but illegible), "Shuzaya" red scabbard.
Mei signature on blade: (Shimada ju SUKEMUNE). Habaki collar: Single piece gold foiled copper. Cutting edge length (per registration): 45.6 cm (18).
Nakago tang length: 13.6 cm (5 3/8). Whole blade length: 59.2 cm (23 5/16). Tsuka handle: 15.5 cm (6 1/8).Bare blade: 503 g (1.11 lb). With fitting: 982 g (2.17 lb). The blade is well polished and is in very good condition with some minor flaws and scratches, which are not fatal.
Koshirae mountings are in very good condition with normal wears seen in items of this age. Please see many pictures attached above. These pictures are my descriptions.
Please view them carefully for conditions (including, but not limited to, the above mentioned) and details. Note 1: Please note that due to differences in computer monitors and different lighting conditions, there may be some variations in this item's appearance.
Note 2: Please note that in some pictures there is a reflection of camera on the blade, but it is not flaw. Please feel free to ask me if you would like to double check it. Please note that the above information is based on Japan Posts service, which we are using, and some countries are defined differently from eBays system. Some images are for illustrative purposes only. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS - PLEASE NOTE.
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The item "Japanese Wakizashi Sword Sukemune 460yr Antique Samurai Katana Nihonto" is in sale since Monday, December 24, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Swords". The seller is "high5japan" and is located in Tokyo. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.