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Koto Tachi Blade Attributed to Uda School With Type 94/98 Shin-Guntō Mounts

Item Details

Type Shin-Gunto, Koto Tachi
Blade Materials Steel
Handle Materials Wood, Fabric, Metal, Composite
Scabbard Materials Metal
Period Antique
Origin Japan
Length of Blade (in.) 28" (blade) / 34.5" (blade tip to end of tang)
Number of Items 1
Additional Information Sword features an accompanied scabbard and army type 1934 company grade tassel. Marks to tsuba (guard) translate “Wakase / Tokyo”. Older blade is attributed to the Uda School of Muromachi Period (1336 to 1573). The nakago (tang) bears signature “宇多國久” (Uda Kunihisa).
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.

Condition

- blade shows minor nicks or edge damage; hilt shows wear to grip materials with tears in wrapping and tassel, wood chipping; missing mekugi (peg); scabbard has minor discoloration and wear throughout.

Dimensions

39.0" W x 2.75" H x 2.25" D

- measured in the scabbard.

Item #

ITMGA74525

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