Japanese Swords

  • Japanese WWII police parade saber in very good condition. Blade length is approximately 28”.

    Japanese WWII Police Parade Saber (J414)

    $175.00

    Japanese WWII police parade saber in very good condition. Blade length is approximately 28”.

  • Japanese Type 32 Pattern Sword. Blade length is 30” and has been sharpened on tips and has some notches. Scabbard is good with patina. Good overall condition Pre-WWI Japanese military sword.

    Japanese Type 32 Pattern Sword (J413)

    $245.00

    Japanese Type 32 Pattern Sword. Blade length is 30” and has been sharpened on tips and has some notches. Scabbard is good with patina. Good overall condition Pre-WWI Japanese military sword.

  • Wakisashi in Mounts.
This is an unsigned Ubu Wakizashi with 1 hole and Sujikai Yasurime. The blade is 17 7/16” (44.3 cm.) in length. Some areas of the irregular hamon are visible. The unsigned Tsuba is iron with gold, shakudo, silver, and copper birds. Included in this theme are rocks, foliage and a stream. The Fuchi Kashira are polished shibuichi with well carved roosters of gold shakudo, silver and copper. The Fuchi is signed Hisa Nori. The Menuki also is of birds. The unsigned Kodzuka is a shakudo nanako ground with gold and shakudo nanako ground with gold and shakudo birds amidst foliage. The Saya is in excellent condition. Cutting edge (Nagasa) is 17 ½”.

    Wakisashi in Mounts (J410)

    $1,750.00

    Wakisashi in Mounts. This is an unsigned Ubu Wakizashi with 1 hole and Sujikai Yasurime. The blade is 17 7/16” (44.3 cm.) in length. Some areas of the irregular hamon are visible. The unsigned Tsuba is iron with gold,...

  • Mounted Tanto. This Tanto is ubu with one hole. Signed: Noshu Ju Kane Tomo. There were many smiths using the signature Kane Tomo working in Mino Province starting in the 1300’s until the late 1500’s. This would appear to be one working in the 1500’s. This Tanto features an irregular gonome Hamon with some Tobiaki and Itame Hada. The Nakago has sujikai yasurime with haagari tip. The Fuchi Kashira are shakudo ground with cloisonné blooming iris and are not signed. The menuki are coral and shibuichi. The Kurikata is also cloisonné with flowers and butterfly. The habaki is covered in silver foil. The saya is in excellent condition with crushed abalone in the lacquer. The kinko tsuba has a motif of cloisonné flowers and leaves and is unsigned. Cutting edge (Nagasa) is 11 1/16”.              $4750.00

    Mounted Tanto (J409)

    $4,750.00

    Mounted Tanto. This Tanto is ubu with one hole. Signed: Noshu Ju Kane Tomo. There were many smiths using the signature Kane Tomo working in Mino Province starting in the 1300’s until the late 1500’s. This would...

  • Hanwei Kami Wakazashi Sword.

    Hanwei Kami Wakazashi Sword (J408)

    $950.00

    Hanwei Kami Wakazashi Sword.

  • Mounted Koto Aikuchi. Signed: Bishu Osafune Nobu Uji. Date is illegible. Kogai and Kogatana are signed. Saya has profusely inlaid Kogiri and Kurikata. Blade has narrow suguha. Nagasa or cutting edge is 12 ¾”. There were 2 generations of Nobu Uji. Nobu Uji worked in the 1300’s. See Hawley, Page 608 (Nob 552 and Nob 553).

    Mounted Koto Aikuchi (MGJ621)

    $5,500.00

    Mounted Koto Aikuchi. Signed: Bishu Osafune Nobu Uji. Date is illegible. Kogai and Kogatana are signed. Saya has profusely inlaid Kogiri and Kurikata. Blade has narrow suguha. Nagasa or cutting edge is 12 ¾”...

  • Koto Tanto In Full Polish. Signed: Yoshi Nori. Suguha with itame and mokume hada. Narrow double grooves. Kaen or flame boshi, gold plate habaki, shira saya with atomei. A very early, graceful tanto.

    Koto Tanto (DRJ01)

    $2,500.00

    Koto Tanto In Full Polish. Signed: Yoshi Nori. Suguha with itame and mokume hada. Narrow double grooves. Kaen or flame boshi, gold plate habaki, shira saya with atomei. A very early, graceful tanto.

  • Koshirae With Tsunagi Floral Motifs On Shakudo Nanako Ground. Associated fittings. Note: Kodzuka is Signed: Goto. Blade is replaced by wooden Tsunagi. Ko-Gatana has visible temper line and is Signed: Kane Moto.

    Koshirae With Tsunagi Floral Motifs On Shakudo Nanako Ground (MGJ537)

    $1,450.00

    Koshirae With Tsunagi Floral Motifs On Shakudo Nanako Ground. Associated fittings. Note: Kodzuka is Signed: Goto. Blade is replaced by wooden Tsunagi. Ko-Gatana has visible temper line and is Signed: Kane Moto.

  • Yanagiba With Two Pierced Designs. Signed: Echizen Taka ___ 3” (7.5cm); 9” (23cm) overall.

    Yanagiba With Two Pierced Designs (MGJ524)

    $550.00

    Yanagiba With Two Pierced Designs. Signed: Echizen Taka ___ 3” (7.5cm); 9” (23cm) overall.

  • Wakizashi signed: Awataguchi Omi No Kami Tadatsuna. In polish ubu, 1 hole inscription on reverse. 20 1/8 51.2 cm. Choji Midare gold foil habaki. 3rd generation 25points in Hawley. Has New Mexico Shinsa papers from 1983. Full polish no Kizus. Made by very good maker. Reverse signed: Jitetsu Oroshi Kore O Tsukuru.

    Wakizashi signed: Awataguchi Omi No Kami Tadatsuna (MGJ477)

    $3,975.00

    Wakizashi signed: Awataguchi Omi No Kami Tadatsuna. In polish ubu, 1 hole inscription on reverse. 20 1/8 51.2 cm. Choji Midare gold foil habaki. 3rd generation 25points in Hawley. Has New Mexico Shinsa papers from 1983. Full...

  • Wakizashi in Shira Saya. Signed Kawachi Daijo Fujiwara Masa Hiro. Hawley, P. 378. Shinto Jiten, P. 334. 19 1/8 48.6 cm. Choji Midare. Full polish sword. Note: There are 2 miniscule nicks in the hau.

    Wakizashi in Shira Saya (MGJ476)

    $2,850.00

    Wakizashi in Shira Saya. Signed Kawachi Daijo Fujiwara Masa Hiro. Hawley, P. 378. Shinto Jiten, P. 334. 19 1/8 48.6 cm. Choji Midare. Full polish sword. Note: There are 2 miniscule nicks in the Ha.

  • Kikuchi Yari shaped like a Mor Ohazukvri blade with an additional section of Ha on the mune side near the tip. Ko-Itame with Suguha signed on socket. Yoshikawa Minamoto Suke Yoshi 8 3/8” (21.2cm.) 14” (35.6cm) long overall. N.BTHK. hozon paper in excellent polish.

    Kikuchi Yari (MGJ474)

    $1,875.00

    Kikuchi Yari shaped like a Mor Ohazukvri blade with an additional section of Ha on the mune side near the tip. Ko-Itame with Suguha signed on socket. Yoshikawa Minamoto Suke Yoshi 8 3/8” (21.2cm.) 14” (35.6cm)...

  • Yari signed Mori Sada? This is a long thick Yari. Blade length 17½” and overall length 26½”. Good polish with undulating Suguha Hamon. Reverse is carved irregular Bo-Hi red laquer.

    Yari signed Mori Sada? (MGJ473)

    $1,750.00

    Yari signed Mori Sada? This is a long thick Yari. Blade length 17½” and overall length 26½”. Good polish with undulating Suguha Hamon. Reverse is carved irregular Bo-Hi red laquer.

  • Yari long blade forged in Itame and Mokume Hada Gonome Midare Hamon. In Nie and Nioi with Tobiaki Ubu, I Hole signed Geishu Jo Fujiwara Hiro Kuni Circa 1695 13¾” or 34.8cm length overall is 28” or 71.1. Nbthk Tokubetsu Kicho in Shirasaya.

    Yari long blade forged in Itame and Mokume Hada Gonome Midare Hamon (MGJ471)

    $2,650.00

    Yari long blade forged in Itame and Mokume Hada Gonome Midare Hamon. In Nie and Nioi with Tobiaki Ubu, I Hole signed Geishu Jo Fujiwara Hiro Kuni Circa 1695 13¾” or 34.8cm length overall is 28” or 71.1...

  • Koshirae. Motif of birds in flight. Tsuba is shakudo with kao signature. Fuchi Kashira is shakudo with ishime ground (unsigned). Kodzuka is shakudo nanako ground with Goto School signature Ko-gatana has length inscription. Tsuba is good quality with kao in lieu of a typical signature.

    Koshirae (MGJ346)

    $2,000.00

    Koshirae. Motif of birds in flight. Tsuba is shakudo with kao signature. Fuchi Kashira is shakudo with ishime ground (unsigned). Kodzuka is shakudo nanako ground with Goto School signature Ko-gatana has length inscription...

  • Tanto in Shirasaya: Hira Zukuri. Slight Uchizori or reverse curve. Suguha with Itame Hada. Ubu, 1 hole. Sujikai with decorative Yasurime. Signed: Kane Kuni Saku; on reverse: Heisei Roku Ju Hachi Gatsu (August, 1985). Length is 25.8cm or 101/8”. Shirasaya with gold foil Habaki in full polish.

    Tanto in Shirasaya (MGJ295)

    $2,250.00

    Tanto in Shirasaya: Hira Zukuri. Slight Uchizori or reverse curve. Suguha with Itame Hada. Ubu, 1 hole. Sujikai with decorative Yasurime. Signed: Kane Kuni Saku; on reverse: Heisei Roku Ju Hachi Gatsu (August, 1985). Length...

  • Wakizashi in Shirasaya. 19 ¾” (50.2cm). Ubu, 2 holes. Signed: Rai Kuni Haru. Hawley Kun 79, 15 points. Circa 1711. Owari province. Very healthy sword in full polish N.B.T.H.K Hozon Tokubetsu (1976).

    Wakizashi in Shirasaya (MGJ221)

    $3,500.00

    Wakizashi in Shirasaya. 19 ¾” (50.2cm). Ubu, 2 holes. Signed: Rai Kuni Haru. Hawley Kun 79, 15 points. Circa 1711. Owari province. Very healthy sword in full polish N.B.T.H.K Hozon Tokubetsu (1976).

  • Nice Tanto with Mounts. Unusual Compartment in the Tsunagi. Horn fittings. Compartment for money or documents (messages).

    Nice Tanto with Mounts (MGJ129)

    $495.00

    Nice Tanto with Mounts. Unusual Compartment in the Tsunagi. Horn fittings. Compartement for money or documents (messages).