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Old 13th June 2021, 04:22 PM   #16
Norman McCormick
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Originally Posted by Bryce View Post
G'day Norman,
A Japanese sword which has had this hard a life will have grain openings in the blade, which are evidence of folding during manufacture. If there aren't any openings on your blade than I think we can rule out any chance that the blade is an old Japanese one.
Hi Bryce,
There are distinct signs of opening along the edge of the blade. I hope the photo attached is good enough for you to see what I mean.
My Regards,

P.S. There are some along the spine as well, again I hope the photo is sufficient.
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