A real Japanese Walkingstick with a hidden sword made and used by General Major Baron Tsuneyoshi Murata (SOLD)

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Sold… Sold…Sold…Sold… One of a kind: a rare walking stick with a hidden sword, crafted by Major General Baron Tsuneyoshi Murata, a prominent figure in Japanese history. Murata was not only an accomplished samurai and marksman, but also the visionary behind the iconic ‘Murata Rifle’, a groundbreaking firearm in its time. Step into the shoes of Murata Tsuneyoshi, who rose to the rank of major general in 1890 and was subsequently transferred to the reservation. His notable contributions to the Boshin War and the Satsuma Uprising led to his prestigious appointment as baron (danshaku) on June 5, 1896. A pioneer in firearms design, Murata left an indelible mark on the Japanese military landscape. This walking stick is more than a functional accessory; it is a hidden treasure with inscriptions with the names “Rifle Kanemasa” and “Murata Tsuneyoshi. ” These inscriptions provide a fascinating insight into the fascinating legacy of this multifaceted historical figure. The impact of Murata’s contributions extended beyond his active military service. His teachings and research were continued by his student Arisaka Nariakira, continuing his influence during the First Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese Wars. Despite Murata’s reserve status during these wars, his contributions remained an integral part of Japanese military strategies and innovations. In 1921, at the age of 83, Murata died due to liver failure, leaving a legacy that continues to captivate enthusiasts and collectors. The walking stick, fitted with a shark handle, serves as a tangible link to Murata’s achievements. The hidden blade and meaningful inscriptions tell a silent but powerful story about a man who shaped Japanese military history. Discover the untold stories and hidden features within this remarkable artifact – a testament to the ingenuity of Danshaku Murata Tsuneyoshi. Don’t miss the opportunity to own a piece of history that transcends time and captures the imagination with its historical significance. Blade length / 45.4 cm

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