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Wakizashi tsuba for Phil

Article about: Phil had asked if the tsuba on my sons wakizashi was signed. I regret to say it is not. It is still a cool one but I can not figure out if the motif are waves.I am not sure because there is

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    Phil had asked if the tsuba on my sons wakizashi was signed. I regret to say it is not. It is still a cool one but I can not figure out if the motif are waves.I am not sure because there is a swallow on the tsuba.
    Marty
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    Your AWESOME Marty!!! No makers signature but!!!The outer edge looks like it is a separate piece. Is that what it looked likes to you?? Like a band of metal around the tsuba?????

    Semper Fi
    Phil

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    The swallow and an ocean is common in Japanese art.
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    SF
    Phil

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    I don't know? I really have not studying tsuba's, I thought it was made from a solid piece of iron. You have better eyes for detail than I do. I am just lucky to remember to put shoes on before I go to work, I am from Alabama you know, and yes we do wear shoes.
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    LMAO!!!!I work with a Bama Boy. There are some redneck and interbreading jokes. You know why its so hard to use DNA to solve a murder case in Alabama??????????????????????? Because they are all related!!!! Buda Bing Bada Boom!!!!!!!
    I know I have researched the use of the outer band types. Its been awhile. But I think its a school or time frame!!!! You have PEAKED my researching interest and I will let you know what I find out.
    I hope the experts chime in on their thought. I am always looking to learn.

    SF
    Phil

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    For what it's worth my eyes see it as a one piece iron tsuba.

    Regards,
    Stu

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    Yes we do like to keep it in the family...I mean Everything!!! Ha, ha.. Is the outer band type a good thing? You know when you asked me about the tsuba it peak my interest also and I have started over the last few days trying to learn more about them. The one thing i will say is i have a greater respect for the smiths who made tsuba's... It is an art form all to its self.
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    Birds and ocean wave scenes can be found in Japanese art of many types. Have a look at the last several photos here ...

    Broken ... but still interesting, at least to me.

    Regards,
    Stu

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    Quote by Stu W View Post
    For what it's worth my eyes see it as a one piece iron tsuba.

    Regards,
    Stu
    It's worth a lot, I highly respect your opinion Stu.
    The edge looks like it has hammer marks on the edge of the outer rim and the look of dissimilar metals. But like I mentioned. I am a student in learning and always appreciate the input of those in the know.
    Thanks for your thoughts
    Semper Fi
    Phil

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    Stu, I liked the plate and I see a pattern with waves and swallow. I guess it is safe to say the tsuba is in a waves and swallows motif? Marty
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