WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 

Japanese Katana Swords

One of the main weapons of choice of feudal Japanese samurai was the katana sword. First developed during the Muromachi period (1392-1573), katana swords are still made to this day, but with less traditional materials. Antique katanas are usually made of several layers of tamahagane steel that are smelted together featuring a slightly curved blade.

The name "katana" is specific to long swords that have been signed "katana." These are not to be confused with the older tachi style swords. When worn, katanas have the cutting edge facing upward and the signature facing outward. Tachi style swords also have the signature facing outward, but the cutting edge of a tachi is worn facing down.


Read more
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)

Items in Japanese Katana Swords

Get alerts on future japanese katana swords for sale »
Sort By:    
Katana  Japan um 1370

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€1,600 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Katana  Japan um 1370

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€2,500 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Katana  Japan um 1400

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€1,800 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Katana  Japan um 1800

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€600 (1 bid)

Bid now »
Katanaklinge in Shirasaya  Japan  Showa-Periode

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€2,000 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Wakizashi  Japan  Kamakura-Periode

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€3,200 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Wakizashi  Japan um 1574

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€800 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Wakizashi  Japan um 1660

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€1,000 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Katana and Wakazashi

April 30, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Londonderry, NH, USA

$25 (starting bid)

Bid now »
(Weapons) Katana Samoerai

May 2, 2017, 7:15 PM CET
Groningen, Netherlands

€190 (8 bids)

Bid now »
REPLICA JAPANESE KATANA SWORD 20TH C.

May 5, 2017, 6:30 PM EST
Detroit, MI, USA

$150 (starting bid)

Bid now »
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Filter by Item Type
  •   All Items
  •   Auction
  •   Buy Now
Top Japanese Art & Antiques Categories
Japanese Art & Antiques Categories
Want to know about future japanese katana swords for sale?