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Ed Maroli
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Hi Ed,

That's interesting.

What is the Tsuba like?

Cheers :cheers:

Brian

It is plain blackened copper/brass with the blackened brass spacers. All parts are numbered 928? if memory serves me. I believe the IJN used arabic numerals. I'll try getting the mekugi out later.

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Hi Ed,

Thanks for the additional pictures.

Nice sword.

Do you think the blade is stainless steel?

I have one that is rather "massive" compaired to most other WW II blades and it is stainless.

Cheers :cheers:

Brian

The blade is stainless. There are two arsenal marks. The top of which is the anchor stamp of the naval arsenal.

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Hi Ed,

Thanks for the additional pictures.

Nice sword.

Do you think the blade is stainless steel?

I have one that is rather "massive" compaired to most other WW II blades and it is stainless.

Cheers :cheers:

Brian

What type of mounts is your stainless blade in ? :cheers: ED

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