Item #: BQ3378 -- A WWII '44 Mounted Japanese Katana Signed, "Kanemasa" and Dated 1944 -- $1000.00
An ubu multiple ana katana, signed, "Kanemasa," dated Showa 19, 11th month [November] 1944. The nakago also with small Showa and Seki stamps. In late WWII '44 katana mounts. The blade is an oil tempered example with a milky medium hamon. The mounts are typical 1944 style with iron fittings. The tsuka may have a recent rewrap as it is very clean and looks excellent. The blade is also in excellent period condition with minor surface stains and rubbing. 66.2 cm. nagasa.