15th June 2016
A Second World War period Japanese army officer's sword with curved single edged katana blade with uneven yakiba, length approx 66cm, brass mounted hilt, the backstrap with cast floral decoration and traces of applied mon (now removed), wire bound sharkskin covered grip (hilt modified, knuckle bow removed), in its nickel plated steel scabbard with leather cover.
Hammer price: £450
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