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Japan Sword Preservation Society | English | Japanese
Preservation and reserach on Japanese swords. "Sword & History”magazine published by this group has 90 years of history.
(Hits: 5,188 Listed: 07/11/2003)
Japanese Sword School | English | Japanese
Introduction to Japanese swords. Special vocabulary, manufacture process, preservation, and evaluation of quality.
(Hits: 5,189 Listed: 07/11/2003)
Japanese Sword Society of the United States | English
Educational organization for the promotion and study of the Japanese art sword. Bimonthly newletter, yearly publication. Website includes articles, gallery, list of books, etc.
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 08/05/2002)
Nihonto - Japanese Sword | English
Informational site about Japanese swords. Includes detailed information on how to read signatures (mei), how to interpret them, blade characteristics, sword mountings, glossary of relevant terms, etc.
(Hits: 5,188 Listed: 08/05/2002) | English
Individually maintained site with info for collectors. Swords for sale and some for reference only, education and reference articles, database of swords. Privately maintained.
(Hits: 5,188 Listed: 04/29/2005)
Tokugawa Art - Katana | English | Japanese
Online Shop. Specializing in japanese swords.
(Hits: 5,191 Listed: 04/13/2004)

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