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Welcome to Toraba, specialists in fine antique Japanese armour and related regalia.

Toraba has been specializing in quality authentic items of samurai armour and related items of regalia for nearly two decades, making us one of the best known and premier armour dealers and specialists in the world.

Our excellent selection of true samurai antiques is supported by our well known item descriptions, which are considered by most collectors as the most accurate and honest printed references available anywhere today and have earned us a large, loyal and impressive clientele base that includes many of the worlds most renowned collectors and famous international museums ( see our endorsements page ).

Toraba items of Japanese armour and related items of samurai regalia have and continue to appear in well known publications around the world, each piece seen on our site having been privately located, researched and photographed by us here in Japan, where we have been located since 1992.

Our continuing commitment to honesty and integrity lead us to create the Toraba Armour Forum, an open platform for armour collectors and students of this fantastic subject the world over to share their knowledge and experiences in order to help educate and elevate our customers and all armour enthusiasts level of understanding of these great historical items. New members are always welcome, so please feel free to utilize this great tool to meet and discuss armour with fellow collectors to help you more safely navigate the many myths and misinformation surrounding these amazing old antiques.

New items are added monthly here on Toraba, where you will find one of the most varied and interesting selection of samurai items available on online. And if you don't see what your after let us know what you want, as we will do our best to search for items based on specific requests.

Check back regularly to make sure you keep up with our latest listings!

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