Japanese Type 25 Cavalry Sword W/ Matching Numbered Scabbard
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Japanese Type 25 Cavalry Sword W/ Matching Numbered Scabbard:
Very good condition and guaranteed original Japanese military Type 25 cavalry sword that is complete with correct original matching numbered scabbard. This is an extremely rare sword to find, with only about 17,000 made between 1892 and 1899, when it was superseded by the Type 32. Sword is marked on the blade with a few Kanji character markings and a serial number. Full length blade has original bright metal finish with some scattered gray and was never sharpened, edge has a few dings. Brass guard, knuckle bow, and back strap have beautiful untouched patina. Scabbard lock button on the back strap functions fine. Wood grip has original finish and a good tight fit, no cracks or chips. Complete with leather finger loop that has a tear. Matching numbered all steel scabbard has blue-brown metal finish with some scattered mild scale and pits and a sharp clear serial number on the drag. Complete with hanger ring. A very seldom seen early Japanese cavalry sword with matching numbered scabbard that will make an outstanding addition to your collection.