Super Fine / Ornate Presentation Tachi C. 1880 or earlier to High rank officer / shrine?
Wood insert in nickle silver saya (not plated). Unsigned Tang appears to be perfectly brazed. Original floral double lined silk sword bag (not shown) 28 cutting edge, unsigned tang. Almost straight blade with wavy choji hamon with clouds up & down both sides of blade Beautiful! Couple Very tiny nicks, hamon / boshi all there, No wari , higiri , flaws, Could use light polish (Very healthy, near excellent).
Much Better than my pics! The item "Fine Presentation Japanese Samurai Tachi Katana Clouds Choji Hamon Imperial Gift" is in sale since Thursday, December 5, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Swords". The seller is "fredericksswords" and is located in Oak Forest, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.