This very rare and desirable early variant Japanese diplomat's short sword with pierced guard retains much of its original gilding. The fine blade in excellent condition has only minor staining. A leather scabbard is in excellent condition and both locket and shape retain much original gilding. These early variant swords are very rare and highly desirable. It is a genuine article.
Please check the photos attentively: they show lots quality. The item "WWII Very Fine & Very Rare early variant Japanese Diplomat's Short Sword" is in sale since Tuesday, August 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Japan\Other Japanese WWII Orig Items". The seller is "2007edikt" and is located in Jurmala. This item can be shipped worldwide.