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"A very rare Japanese Edo era long Naginata"
"A very rare Japanese Edo era long Naginata"

It is mounted with fine cover, Kabuse scabbard which has gorgeous Karakusa pattern and Aoi Family Mon.

Naginata is based on the Chinese long pole sword famously known as Kwan Dao. When the samurai left home, it becomes the weapon of the woman of the house to protect the home.

Length of blade: 52.7cm, sori: 2.6cm, full length: 110cm

Overall condition is excellent and the blade is in its old polish and still shines and sharp.

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