Type Tachi Guntō 0

Navy commissioned officers Shin-Guntō 1937

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Common name: Navy Type Tachi Guntō

 A naval sword has the implications of courtesy strongly compared with an army sword. In the time of the saber Guntō, the naval sword was splendid compared with the army sword.
 The naval officer usually used the dirk regularly except for the naval brigade. 
 By the rise of nationalism, the navy was advancing research of the new Guntō mounting from 1935.
 By teachings of the Shanghai incident, the naval brigade demanded "Since the present adopted-types long sword is not suitable practically, it is necessary to enact a Guntō highly convenient as an object for land battles promptly.
 " While the war regime progressed, the navy enacted a Type Tachi new Guntō by the Imperial edict in October, 1937
three years after being late for an army.
 The mounting (Koshirae) made the Tachi of the Kamakura term the model by design of the Shinji Koizumi navy major general. He was knowledgeable about the ancient practices of a Japanese sword.
 Although full dress became a use stop in the next year, the form of two Suspension mounts did not change to the special
case in March, 1945.
 Black-polished-and-lacqurered-rayskin binding wooden scabbards of a mounting are foundations.
 A naval sword adrift the atmo-sphere of a courtesy sword conjointly with the color scheme of golden metal fittings.

  Blade:  Although the Japanese sword of the forging was also used, there are many stainless steel swords as a measure
          against marine damage from salt water. 
  Mounting:  There are two sorts, the first class and the second grade mounting.  As for a scabbard, three sorts of
          wooden scabbards, a polished-and-lacqurered-rayskin binding, black japan coating, and paint, exist.

 Metal fittings are two sorts, an article of excellent quality and an article of average quality.
 Kind width is accepted in a rising sun Large washers.
 Except for the maximum last stage, there is no extreme quality fall like an army sword.
 The extraordinary special case of the Guntō mounting Koshirae was proclaimed in March, 1945 for goods drain.
 This special case Guntō set the Suspension mount to one, and abolished plating of metal fittings, brass, the pattern, the Knot loop, and the spring clip.
 The scabbard became wooden thin layer binding black painting.
 This was not adopted types and was an extraordinary special case.

The Kushira navy flying corps in 1944, The second-sort military uniform.
Naosuke Sasaki naval surgeon first lieutenant.

 Photograph offer: Mr. Naosuke Sasaki:   He will graduate from the Keiō University medical department in 1943.
 The postwar period and Hirosaki University medical professor, and an emeritus professor.

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  Tenshōzan & Mu-mei Seki-stamp    Kikusui-tō Masanao  Kikusui-tō Masatada

Mumei(Īda style special throat) & Katsumasa   Kanenami & Mu-mei(Special order mounting)

  Yasutsugu & Mu-mei(One suspension mount)               Naval officer Guntō establishment

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