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Japanese Army Officer Kyu-Gunto Sword
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A fine looking Kyu-Gunto sword with an overall length of approximately 37 inches in the scabbard, and with a blade length of approximately 25 1/2 inches. The blade is bright, with no chips, nicks, or active rust. The tang is unsigned. A leather sword tassel is present around the guard. Very nice gilt brass handle fittings with a ray skin grip, and the sword is carried in a nickle plated steel scabbard. The scabbard shows areas of wear to the plating and small scratches from having been cleaned, but it is sound and intact.