June 6-27, 2022 Timed Online Only Firearms Auction
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/27/2022
Measures approximately 7 - 3/8" from tip of kissaki to munemachi. Hira zukuri form. Overly polished which obscures finer aspects of blade, but there looks to be a gunome hamon. No visible hada. Couple nicks to ha. Brass habaki with beaded mune. Kiri kurijiri nakagojiri, single punched mekugi-ana. Rayskin same. Silver menuki in the form of galloping horses. Aikuchi mounts with kozuka made of a single piece with applied silver snake. Nicely textured saya with a finely detailed Minogame near horn koijiri. Finely detailed kurikata. CONDITION: Good. Blade overly polished with details obscured. Numerous handling marks throughout, saya with a few minor chips and scrapes, a few more significant ones near kozuka hole. Some minor lifting of wood under same from a previous menuki was too large. Mouth has some chips from fitting of kozuka. EMW
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Value
Blade Length
7 - 3/8"
Overall Length
13 - 1/2"
Paperwork
JAPANESE TANTO IN AIKUCHI MOUNTS.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $676.50
Estimate: $400 - $800
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Monday, June 27, 2022.
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