Historical information

Japanese Shi-gunto Army Officers sword and scabbard. The guard is rectangular in shape with cherry blossom motifs. The hilt is encased in Shark skin (?) Scabbard is made of painted steel. Brass fittings on the wooden scabbard encased in an enamel painted metal sheath

Physical description

World War Two Japanese NCO/Officer sword and scabbard

Inscriptions & markings

Cherry Blossom inscription on guard