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The presented object appears to be a Japanese "Shin Gunto" Type 94 sword of a member of the Imperial Japanese Army in the WWII period. This Shin Gunto which means "new military sword" was designed in memory of the Japanese sword tradition and was used between 1935 and 1945 for the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy. Sometimes older blades were used in this case we have a quite simple steel blade with an actor stamp which identifies this sword for the Japanese Navy. Such swords came as trophies of GIs after WWII in high numbers to the United States.
This piece is in medium condition and no severe damage is visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 350 to 700 USD.
This estimate is based on recently recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.
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