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  • Japanese Sword Index - Collecting information relating to Japanese swords (Nihonto), including sword history, identification, care, glossaries, swordsmith profiles and translation aids for kanji inscriptions, a discussion forum, and links.
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  • Blade Shark - Site for helping identify Chinese characters used on Japanese swords and fittings.
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  • Bugei Sword Discussion Forum - Public forum with section on sword appreciation, forging, use in sports, sword philosophy, samurai culture and tameshigiri.
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  • Information on Tsuba - Collection of articles specializing in sword hand guards (Tsuba), with bibliography, questions and answers, glossary and links.
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  • Japanese Military Reference - Provides information on WWII Japanese military swords.
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  • Japanese Samurai Swords - Collector seeks to assist owners of Samurai Swords to establish a fair value and terms to satisfy all.
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  • Japanese Sword Book Museum - A listing of hard to find books on Japanese swords and fittings, with pictures of covers.
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  • Japanese Sword Society of the United States - A society concerned with the study and preservation of Japanese swords (nihonto).
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  • Japanese Swords Arms and Armor Home - Sales and information regarding antique Japanese swords.
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  • New York Sword Club - New York Token Kai, includes information on joining the club, meetings and newsletters.
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  • Nihonto Message Board - Discussion board for antique Japanese swords and additional information pages on authenticity, kanji and related subjects.
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  • Nihonto.ca - Includes both swords and fittings for sale, articles on swords photography, a screensaver and other useful links.
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  • Nihonto.com Japanese Sword Website - Sword glossary, schools, events, equipment and supplies.
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  • Nodachi - Information on Japanese "big, thick" swords, with a photo gallery.
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  • Northern California Japanese Sword Club - A non-profit organization for the study and preservation of Japanese swords, related items and arts. Meetings are held in San Francisco's Japan Town.
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  • Satcho Japanese Sword Books - Specialists in books related to the study and appreciation of the Japanese sword as art. Both in-print and out-of-print tiles on swords, armor, and fittings.
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  • Shoshin.com - Site on Japanese history, historical figures and accounts, women's histories, Japanese swords and appraisal, investment strategy and antique sword sales. Acrobat reader required to view much of site.
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  • The Story of the Japanese Sword - Demonstrates the process and techniques used to make Japanese swords.
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  • Sword Forum International - Site relating to all areas of sword collecting and usage including articles and an active discussion forums.
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  • The Token Society of Great Britain - An organisation in existence for over 30 years dedicated to the study and preservation of Japanese swords, fittings and armour.
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