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Samurai Sword in Sheath

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Said to have been wrought by Sagami-no-kami Masatsune the younger of Nagoya , Japan, c1600, but this has been disputed.  The sword was surrendered to Admiral the Lord Louis Mountbatten, Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia, by a Japanese officer in 1945,  and was presented to the Company in 1946 when Louis Mountbatten was Renter Warden.  He became Prime Warden 1948-1949

(077/1946)

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