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Meetings of the Northern California Japanese Sword Club:
Meetings are held on the third Sunday of each month.         Photos from past meetings

If you have questions about a Japanese sword, or related item(s), bring it/them to a meeting! Many knowledgeable collectors, and even a few experts, attend our meetings and are happy to help. Meetings are a good place to obtain many opinions with just one visit.

Next Meeting:


Next meeting(s):

July 21, 2024

“Love of the Sea Day” or Maritime Day is a Japanese holiday that celebrates a successful tour of the northern prefectures aboard ship by Emperor Meiji. Today it is celebrated on the third Monday of July and features Japans long maritime history and the wonderful bounty of the sea. For our celebration we are looking for tsuba, kodogu and other art featuring fish, shellfish, and coral. Also ships, sailing and ocean waves. Please bring in your items to share. There will also be a fine kantei blade for us to examine.


No Meeting in August

September 22, 2024
Treasures from the August 2024 To-Ken Taikai

October 20, 2024

November 17, 2024

December 15, 2024


Regular meetings start at 12:30 pm, and generally run until about 3:00 or 3:30 pm. The Board meeting starts immediately after the general meeting. All NCJSC MEMBERS are welcome to attend the Board meetings.

Our regular meetings are held at the:

Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California

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Room B (Upstairs)
1840 Sutter Street
San Francisco, California