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Hilt of tachi (sword)
Japanese tachi (Military fighting sword), which belonged to an Officer of the rank of Captain (or below), in the Imperial Japanese Army. The hilt of the tachi consists of a cast white metal grip. The grip is secured to the tang by means of a screw. There is a retaining spring fitted to the grip, which passes through the guard into a horizontal hole in the throat of the scabbard.
- Image reference: E1503
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London