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Sword, Scabbard, D24.300

Physical Description

Katana sword and scabbard. Sword is silver in colour, with black/dark blue cord wrapped around hilt. Light yellow ray skin covering. Two small gold lions on each side of handle. Floral end to sword. Tsuba is gold coloured, with flowers and birds. Scabbard is black matt, with loop for cord and area of gold decoration near end. Tip finished like end of sword. Hamon hard to see, but looks relatively irregular.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 72 x 869 x 60mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 39 x 704 x 33mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 71 x 943 x 60mm

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