ANTIQUE SWORD Asian or Japanese w/ silk bag SAMURAI OLD

Up for auction is an old Asian, I think Japanese sword, it is over all quite "rough" with many blemishes on the wooden case and the blade is very very sharp and this is not a toy or prop. It is about 38", maybe like a Samari would have used. It is in, what I think is a genuine silk bag that looks really old and is in tatters, with corded tie.
It has very pretty metal amulets of some kind of creature tied into the handle on both sides of the handle and fancy metal work. and ivory colored handle wrapped in cloth or leather cord, Please see photos.
I accidently put "insurance not offered", when I should have put insurance is extra and required, sorry for the mistake, but I want to make sure that the sword is insured so if you are the winning bidder, please plan on paying for full value insurance in addition to the $20.00 for shipping!

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Ok, I hope these are better photos, as you can see, I took many of your suggestions and tried to get a picture in good lighting of every inch of this
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