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Translation Help-Antique Saw

Jeanalexandref

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Hello!

I have an antique Maebiki Oga saw which I use quite often. These saws where used by the "Kobiki Shokunin", or Sawyers in Japan a long time ago. I have trouble identifying the signature of the blacksmith engraved on the blade, any help would be greatly appreciated to read these kanji.

Thank you very much for your time!

JA
 

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The inscription is too worn out to decipher. The only recognizable kanji is 正; the second one in the right column. The third and fourth one could be 中 and 東, respectively.
 

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No. That kanji is not used in Japan in the first place.
 
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