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Old Japanese arrowhead...

Discussion in 'Knives & Other Discussion' started by AndyinEverson, Nov 22, 2015.

  1. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    DSC06066.jpg DSC06068.jpg Just wanted to show off a Japanese arrowhead I have.
    It was used to pierce through armor and dates to around 1500 ( at the earliest ) or so.
    Andy
     
  2. Slobray

    Slobray Yelm, WA Well-Known Member

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    That's pretty cool. How heavy is it?


    Ray
     
  3. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Ray.
    It weighs 1.1 ounce.
    Andy
     
  4. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    It looks like a "full tang" arrow head so the arrow shaft doesn't break off at/near the warhead. It'd be neat to see it next to a ruler/tape measure to show its scale.
     
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  5. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    Yep, it has a tapered full tang.
    The arrowhead itself is 3 inches and the overall length is 11 inches.
    Still trying to work out what the markings say, something like Honda Arrow Works INC. maybe ... LOL
     
  6. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    Oh, i'm sure it says " Made in China. "
     
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  7. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    If you buy it mrblond , you can say it says anything you want , LOL
    Andy
     
  8. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    That's really cool man. Why have I not seen this before now?
     
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  9. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Dyjital.
    I have it also posted in the classifieds , if you care to look. Hint Hint LOL
    Andy