WW2 Japanese Officers Sword

Signed – Yasunori

Dated – Showa 9 (1934)

Type 94/98 Shin-gunto mounts – 2nd hanger removed as many were – has tsunagi
Early thick-pierced tsuba
1 mismatched seppa
Yasukuni Shrine smith Kajiyama Yasunori
Yasunori was one of the 3 leading smiths at the Yasukuni shrine forge
Yasunori is often considered superior to the other Yasukuni smiths
Dated 1934 – very early work which usually is far superior in quality to war-time swords
Blade was professionally polished in Japan by properly trained polisher
NTHK-NPO papers
Cutting Edge measures 27″
Great activity in the blade
Straight temper line with large choji under the suguha hamon
Solid silver habaki
Blades of this caliber do not often make it to the market and are prized pieces in private collections.  This is an early Kajiyama Yasunori sword fully, professionally restored with a nagasa of 27″ from the Yasukuni Shrine forge.  This is an incredible, highly desired blade, in fully restored condition by one of the top WWII Japanese swordsmiths.  Please ask if you have any additional questions or would like additional pictures.

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