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Old 07-19-2019, 08:23 PM   #1
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Hi
I will appreciate your help with translating the writing on sword
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Old 07-20-2019, 02:12 AM   #3
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March 1943

The tiny stamps above the date and smith name are the "Na" inspector stamp of the Nagoya Arsenal. Should mean the blade was not traditionally made.
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