Glossary: Japanese Sword terminology
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US and European swords in Very good condition or presentation, including Bowie knives. ~~~ Any unique items that we have never seen before. Jewels, Chinese pottery, Tiffany lamps. Rare glass. Old Coins or paper currency. Very early Greek and Roman marble.
ART- European, UK, US, Oriental.
Paintings, Japanese Wood Block prints, Art glass (Galle & Daum, etc.),
Porcelain, Bronze & Marble sculpture, Oriental rugs. ~~~ Scientific Instruments
(Clocks, Microscopes, Ship compass, etc.) Rare precious Gems, Baseball
memorabilia (I.E. : Presentation items).
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~ Featured Swords For Sale ~
Antique Japanese Swords samurai swords for sale ~ Click to view blades on sale ~
A very fine Gassan Sadakazu katana, 73 cm - 28 3/4" nasaga, with horimono, saya-gaki by Tanobe Michihiro sensei, NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon certificate
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A very fine 28" / 70 cm Katana by Ono Yoshimitsu (Mukansa), his Aoe school recreation with Saka-Choji midare hamon. Signed: Bizen no Kuni ni oite Yoshimitsu kore o saku (於備前國義光作之), Heisei nijūichinen aki (平成二十一年秋, “fall of 2009”, with his saya-gaki.
see blades under $5,000
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AOE SADATSUGU / KASHU NAGATSUGU DAISHO, late kamakura period & early edo period,NTHK-NPO Certificates
Sold / Gassan Sadakazu katana, 73 cm - 28 3/4" nasaga, with horimono, saya-gaki by Tanobe Michihiro sensei, NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon certificate
Sold / 28" / 70 cm Katana by Ono Yoshimitsu (Mukansa), his Aoe school recreation, with Saka-Choji midare hamon. Signed: Bizen no Kuni ni oite Yoshimitsu kore o saku (於備前國義光作之), Heisei nijūichinen aki (平成二十一年秋, “fall of 2009”), with his saya-gaki.
Sold / tachi by Musashi Daijo Tadahiro (Hizen Tadayoshi, Shodai / 1st Generation), with Kinzogan (gold inlay) calling blade "Daikichi" meaning Good Luck or Excellent, Sai-Jo Saku, w/ NBTHK Hozon certificate (Sold prior to posting)
Sold / Minatogawa shrine blade by Masanao, Choji-Gunome hamon, tachi mei, w/ NTHK certificate, original Navy mounts.
A mu-mei (unsigned) katana w/ koshirae, Attributed to Sawahara Shigetane, Late Edo period, Student of Naotane, Saya-gaki by "Kanzan" (Dr. Sato) with NBTHK Hozon certificate
5k or less page
Sold / Kanehide wakizashi with very nice koshirae & fittings Shinto 1688-1704 AD, N.T.H.K Certificate
Sold /A 72 cm ~ 28" Mino school katana with koshirae
In for polish & or shinsa now
Yasusada 3 body gold inlay cutting test (sold, Tegarayama Masashige Jo-jo saku Shin-Shinto,Kanemoto with gold inlay cutting test (sold), Kanemoto wakizashi, Sue-Mihara katana, Others TBA
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A Jumyo wakizashi w/ fine koshirae w/ NBTHK Hozon (blade) & NTHK-NPO (koshirae & tsuba)
A Katana by Kunitomo C- 1596 AD with NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon certificate, TANZAN saya-gaki, with Battle damage
A Kazusa Kaneshige Wakizashi with NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho certificate
see blades under $5,000
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