A kô-Dachi signed Norifusa, and designated Jûyô Bunkasai on May 30th, 1940. It is 1 shaku 9 sun 2 bu long – 58.2 cm. This sword was turned over to the Kofu Police of Yamanashi Prefecture, who turned it over to the 97th Field Artillery Battalion in May, of 1946. It’s JB set # is 789, and the Yamanaka # is 19.
The missing Jûyô Bunkasai Tachi by Norifusa