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Japanese Type 32 Army Cavalry Sword
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A Type 32 cavalry saber with an overall length in the scabbard of approximately 36 inches, and with a blade length of approximately 30 1/2 inches. The blade is generally bright with typical spots and smudges, primarily towards the tip. The blade is smooth with no chips, cracks, or active rust. The ricasso of the blade is numbered. There is frequently a number on these swords on the drag of the scabbard but no such number is discernible on the drag of this sword. The scabbard has a blackened steel finish. There is some scattered light surface rust on the steel guard. Overall the sword is in very good condition.