Katana Sword and Scabbard

Lot 352


Katana Sword and Scabbard

Blade having engraving on one side; silver tone blade collar cast in a Flower of Life design; dragon motifs in relief on the top side of the cast metal guard; ocean waves and Mt. Fuji motifs in relief on underside; first seppa having dragon motif in cast metal relief; dragon motif on kashira in cast metal relief; black woven cotton wrapped handle; black leather wrapped wooden scabbard having an engraved dragon motif on both sides; tip of scabbard having a low relief dragon turtle motif in cast metal; together with a black and white photograph of two men wearing American military uniforms
dimensions:  Width 3 inches, Length 24 1/2 inches
condition*:  Very Good, overall light to heavy wear consistent with age and normal use; rayskin on handle is cracked lengthwise through the center on one side, guard loose; scabbard having moderate scratches, chips and cracks; not checked for replacement parts
estimate:  $300-500
hammer price:  $1,500

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* Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to the bidder, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Leonard Auction, Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.