Japanese WWll Naval officer`s sword in large ray skin kaigunto mountings by " Yoshiaki"
The blade is beautifully polished and the dark tang has only 3 characters "Yoshiaki saku" or made by Yoshiaki.
In John Scott Slough book, page 243, Yoshiaki is rated as a Yen 1.5million sword smith.
Sori 1.7 cm
made by " Yoshiaki"
The scabbard is large ray-skin covered wood scabbard. It measures 66cm tip to the guard, 64cm cutting edge, 7 mm thickness at the notch and 99.5cm in mountings.
An overall impressive piece of history.
Price : NOT FOR SALE