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Posted 2 years ago

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I picked this up at an antique store today for a great price and I want to find out more about them. They both have the exact same markings but one is a couple inches shorter and has a different hilt design. The hilt design on one appears to be some type of flower while the other resembles a bird. I am most interested in finding out what the markings in the last photo mean. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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  1. CantStopBuying, 2 years ago
    Thanks officialfuel.
  2. CantStopBuying, 2 years ago
    Thanks BELLIN68.
  3. CantStopBuying, 2 years ago
    Thanks vetraio50.
  4. CantStopBuying, 2 years ago
    Does anyone know what the markings mean?
  5. CantStopBuying, 2 years ago
    Should I clean the oil off of the blade and hilt?
  6. rocketman rocketman, 2 years ago
    Both chinese fakes .............sorry too have to tell you.

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