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WWII Era Japanese Type 95 Army NCO Sword and Scabbard

Item Details

Type Sword and Scabbard
Blade Materials Steel
Handle Materials Brass, Base Metal
Scabbard Materials Base Metal
Period Vintage
Date circa 1940s
Origin Japan
Length of Blade (in.) 27"
Additional Information Stamped on the handle from left to right is the Suya company logo, a Kanji character used as arsenal inspection mark by Tokyo First Arsenal, and the “four-cannonballs” mark of the Kokura Arsenal identification. On the right side ricasso is stamped the serial number 21997 R. The scabbard throat is also stamped with a worn serial number, and appears to read 144520.
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.

Condition

- patina and paint loss; embedded residue; scratches, and abrasions with indentations throughout; the blade is very sharp; the sword fits tightly into its scabbard.

Dimensions

3.0" W x 39.0" H x 2.0" D

Item #

ITMGA06757

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