WWII Japanese Type 19 Army Company Grade Officer Sword
The sword has an overall length in the scabbard of approximately 36 inches, with a blade length of approximately 30 inches. The blade is generally quite bright, with typical spots and scratches, but making a very good appearance with a visible artificial temper line. The black celluloid grip is wrapped in brass wire with the wire being intact. The grip is without chips or cracks. The pommel and guard have a dark and uncleaned patina. The scabbard shows speckling and wear to the nickel plating, with areas of rust.