Lot 2340: 3 JAPANESE GUNTO KATANA.

Est: $1,100 - $1,600
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Description: 1) Overall length: 38 3/8". Blade length: 27 1/4". Blade has a straight hamon. Habaki is gilded copper. There are 2 seppa above & below the tsuba. Tsuba is gilded brass of the classic 4 mum decorated style. Nakago has 1 mekugi-ana & is signed on both sides & the spine. Gold highlighted copper fuchi & military style kashira are decorated w/ mums. Tsuka-ito is orange. White same. Gilded 3 mum menuki. Military style saya is brown w/ military mounts matching the fuchi & kashira. CONDITION: blade is very clean w/ a nice finish. Tsuba shows noticeable loss of finish. Tsuka & saya show light to moderate wear. (02-11225/BF). 2) Overall length: 39 1/2". Blade length: 27 3/4". Blade has a wavy uneven hamon. Habaki is brass. There is 1 seppa above & below the tsuba. Iron tsuba has 3 mums above & 2 mums below. Nakago has 1 mekugi-ana & is signed w/ another signature in yellow paint on the opposite side. Plain fuchi & military style kashira. Tsuka-ito is mustard brown. White same. Gilded 3 mum menuki. Saya is black enameled wood w/ a blue & brown cord tied around the top. CONDITION: blade is quite clean w/ no visible flaws. Tsuka shows light wear. Saya shows expected dents & dings to finish but is generally solid. (02-11228/BF). 3) Overall length: 38 1/2". Blade length: 26 3/4". Blade has way uneven hamon. Habaki is copper. There is 1 seppa above & below the tsuba. Iron tsuba is in the form of a coiled dragon w/ gold highlights. Nakago has 1 mekugi-ana & is signed. Plain brass fuchi & military style kashira. Tsuka-ito is yellow brown. White same. Gold highlighted hoho bird menuki. Saya is green enameled wood. CONDITION: blade has minor discoloration & has a few very tiny nicks on the edge. Tsuka is solid but a bit dirty. Saya shows light wear. (02-11230/BF). $1,100-1,600 for lot.
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* Multiple winning bids will be combined to save buyer money.
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