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Japanese sword flag

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These were strictly for parade use. The scabbard is slightly oversized, so that the sword can be inserted, with the flag wrapped tightly around it. That's why the blade tapers down so small.
Flag could very well be original. It might have been used only a couple times, and the owner got shipped off to China. Then, sat in Japan, till the occupation. Or, till recently. Anything is possible.
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