A class of swords from Japan that is adapted from yet different from the katana.
Supplied during WWII to officers, they are an icon of leadership.
The type 98 succeeded the Type 94 and was one of the last models seen before the end of the war.
This is a higher quality version that features a higher grade steel as well as better polished fittings.
Forged with 1095 high carbon steel, fully sharpened and assembled with various metal fittings.
Blade Length: 71cm
Blade Width: 3.2cm
Blade Thickness: 7mm
Handle Length: 28cm
Blade: 1095 High carbon steel, clay-tempered, sharpened
Handle: Hardwood, cord-wrapped
Scabbard: Hardwood, lacquered black leatheriron
*Display stand not included.