Fine Quality Japanese Samurai WAKIZASHI Sword with Rare Blade Tang & Nice Hamon. Please Check back regularly for new listings of quality weapons. Buyers from Italy Must have Import Permit for Antique Edged Weapons.Without Copy of the Permit. Beautiful example with gold inlaid copper mounts and gilt copper dragon menukies, mounted with an early pierced iron Tsuba showing lightly worn gold decorations. Beautiful broad blade with prolonged tip and very unusual heart hole on the tang, appears to be quite early, probably an early Shinto era example but might be Koto as well, nice tamper line along the edge. In its finely lacquered scabbard having family Mon flower symbols and housing an exquisite copper-handled Kozuka depicting a richly gold inlaid ancient warrior armed with a sword and helmet. Tsuka with fine sting ray skin and braiding, all fully intact on this exceptionally attractive Samurai warrior's weapon. Overall : 22 7/8" Blade (Nagasa): 16 3/8". Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item "Fine Quality Japanese Samurai WAKIZASHI Sword with Rare Blade Tang & Nice Hamon" is in sale since Tuesday, February 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\Original Period Items". The seller is "antiqueblades" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.