The lanyard loop and the clip that locks into the scabbard are missing from the sword. Blade will need to be straightened. Measures approx 36 inches long and the blade measures approx 27 1/2 inches long from the tip of the blade to the top of the tsuba.
Blade is serial numbered (see photo 6). Features the Kokura/Koishikawa arsenal mark (see photo 3). Any questions, feel free to ask. The item "Original Japanese Japan WWII Katana NCO Brass Handle Officers Sword" is in sale since Thursday, June 17, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Japan\Edged Weapons".The seller is "chase06122011" and is located in Johnston, Rhode Island. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Bahamas, Mexico, Philippines, Norway, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.