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Sword, Scabbard, F67.3

Physical Description

Scabbard has gold/red lacquered bottom, with gold sunflower motifs. Top section is dark green in colour, with two black clips, also with sunflower motif. Decoration near bottom of scabbard. Tip black and gold also. Blade is steel, silver in colour. Copper at top. Tsuba is gold and black, with floral decoration and heart shaped cut outs. Hilt is gold textile with trio of sunflowers under binding. Two separate loops of material are detached, both have same sunflower motif on them.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 84 x 982 x 69mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 64 x 783 x 27mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 84 x 1025 x 64mm

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