By Dr. Pelham Mead (c) ACT ONE- THE AUCTION HOUSE. SCENE 1- INT. DAY- JUNE 1975. FADE IN: AUCTIONEER (60) The next item up for auction is item number c-2044, a original JAPANESE SAMURAI KABUTO STYLED AFTER GENERAL TAIRA NO MASAKADO’s kabuto. This authentic kabuto or samurai helmet was created in the 1600’s as a copy of the original kabuto from 940, first century Japan. The Kabuto is said to have mystical qualities, and some say it is haunted. No worry, we checked it for ghosts. Ha. The starting bid is $10,000 dollars. Do I hear 11,000? Yes the gentlemen … Continue reading The Curse of the Samurai .