Imperial Japanese Army Officer Sword JS26


This is one remarkable antique Imperial Japanese WW2 Army Officer Sword. Field version wood scabbard Shin Gunto Mount. All fittings are complete and original. This Showa period hand forged blade has one of the most amazing and wild hamon I have ever seen. This brilliant hamon is very bold and thick with a marvellous pattern running all along the cutting edge to the tip forming a Strong and Powerful boshi. Beautiful metal gain hada with a lot of activities. Blade is extremely sharp and is in Superb flawless condition overall, No crack, no bend, no blister, no kizu, no nick and no forging flaws at all with 98% + original polish, only a minor nick catcher at the very tip. Hamon is very bright and clear, easily visible from across the room and totally can be enjoyed as is, an Astonishing hand made hand forged piece. Beside the brilliant hamon, this superb sharp and healthy blade has a very powerful and graceful feel on hand, extremely well made blade and perfectly straight. Blade measure 27 + 3/4 " from tip to guard. Blade measures 26 + 1/2 from tip to guard. Nagasa measures 25 + 1/2 ". Sword overall 38" with 9 + 3/4 "handle. Blade is in original high grade war time polish and in excellent condition overall.

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