Help To Identify An Officer's Gunto

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Help To Identify An Officer's Gunto

Post by thiago_heide » 08 Aug 2018 19:02

Hello friends!


I'm new here in the forum, and first of all I'd like to apologize for my bad english.

Recently I found this Gunto in an auction and bought it. I did some research and found Mr. Ohmura's website (http://ohmura-study.net/711.html) and I believe the copy I bought is very similar to the model he portrays as "Zōhei-tō" ( Kokura Arsenal's blade for officers).


Could anyone give more information about this? Seems real?

https://i.frg.im/gCQaV9l/1328694984796- ... 285365.003

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thank you all

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Re: Help To Identify An Officer's Gunto

Post by John G. » 09 Aug 2018 02:17

Appears to be a vintage (original) arsenal made officers Gunto.... with a machine made blade. Fine as a military collectible, all depends on the price really.... (Not asking)..... but decent used example IMO.
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Re: Help To Identify An Officer's Gunto

Post by thiago_heide » 09 Aug 2018 13:48

Many thanks for the response John.

I am including some more photos with some details, in case someone else can help me to attest to the originality of this Gunto, or can say something more about it.


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Thank you all.

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