Sword, fittings, etc. reported lost or stolen
Stolen Sword Report
A group of 10 swords have been stolen from
. Also taken was 2 kozuka, 16 kashira, 9 pairs of menuki among other things. If you recognize this sword please contact Tom at (323) 934 4770. This mounted katana has a mokko iron tsuba, black lacquered saya, fuchi/kashira with gold grapes and leaves, menuki of fruit and leaves set on full wrap same.
Dec 9th, 2004
Stolen Sword report
The following four swords were stolen from Richard Yamamoto. The swords were stolen in Bakersfield, CA on December 9th. If you have an information or have been offered these swords please contact him at RichyRch@aol.com.
1. Katana signed Bizen No Kuni Osafune Kiyomitsu. The blade was forged sometime in the OEI era (ca.1400 A.D.). The blade is of the length of 2 SHAKU 2 SUN
2. Katana signed Settsu Izumi No Kami Kunisada. The blade was forged sometime in the Genna era (ca. 1623 A.D.). The blade is of the length of 2 Shaku 5 Sun 6 Bu3. Wakizashi signed Sendai Junkokushoku with hollyhock engraved. The blade was forged sometime in the Kanbun era (T.N., about 1700 A.D.). The blade is of the length of 1 Shaku 8 Sun
4. Wakizashi signed Echizen Yasutsugu with hollyhock engraved. The blade was forged sometime in the Kanbun era (ca. 1660 A.D.) The blade is of the length of 1 Shaku 8 Sun