Product DescriptionWartime production Type 30 had it's design simplified to speed up production The crossgaurd is no longer hooked. The pommel is squared on both sides and the grips are riveted, rather than bolted on. The blade is 15 3/4 inch long with a single edge . With an arsenal insp mark at the ricasso. The grips are wooden and have several handling marks . The metal has patina overall.