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Object details

Category
Weapons and ammunition
Related period
Second World War (association)
Creator
Kokura Arsenal, Japan
Materials

Blade: steel

Scabbard: steel

Hilt (handle): copper

Hilt (handle): aluminium

Hilt (handle): brass

Wash On Hilt: copper

Tsuba (guard): brass

Pommel: leather

Dimensions

Blade: Length 695 mm, Width 30 mm

Scabbard: Length 742 mm

Pommel: Length 420 mm

Hilt: Depth 25 mm, Length 217 mm, Width 36 mm

Tsuba: Depth 60 mm, Width 72 mm

Sword: Length 924 mm

whole: Length (overall) 960 mm

Catalogue number
WEA 2272
On display at
IWM London

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