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Japanese Katana

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Japanese Katana, shagreen grip, steel blade, leather covered steel scabbard, blade lg. 27, overall lg. 38 in.
Estimate $300-500

Blade is in good condition with a few small nicks on the edge, the lock tab for the sword and scabbard is broken, and there is some damage to the leather scabbard cover especially near the throat. The wrap is loose on the hilt.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Blade weapons, Heavy Cavalry Sword, Katana, Leather, Military technology, Scabbard, Security, Shagreen