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An absolutely mint Japanese marine officer sword used during WW2 in type 3 gunto mount. High quality marine dark olive lacquered wood scabbard. Two side button release on handle and scabbard. Dust cover seppa. Lacquered ito on 2 pin holes handle. All fittings are complete and original. Super large blade is made by one of the most famous Showa period swordsmaith Nagamitsu. His blades are famous for superb cutting ability. Most of the Nagamitsu blades are under 27". But this rare find is thick and long. Tip to guard 28+1/2". Nagasa measures 27+1/4". Sword overall 39+1/2" with 10" handle. Mount and blade are all in mint condition. Mount is all original and complete down to the screw on the handle (which always missing). Blade still carries excellent untouch original war time polish with no flaws or damages whatsoever.  

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