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Products No.02-1161

Edo era Shinto, Mumei with a nice Koshirae
Tightly fitted and well balanced affordable Iaito

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<Swordsmith and sword feature>
Although this sword has no Mei, the blade has a good balance and been preserved finely.
With a nice Koshirae which was fitted tightly, this is an affordable Iai Shinken for practitioners.

The slightly wide blade has an ordinary blade weight, Shinogi-zukuri, Iori-mune and the blade top is Nakamine.

<Hada - Forging>
Jihada (body of the sword) is Itame mixed with Mokume and coarse Jinie(darkish crystal)granule attaches on the surface.

<Hamon - Temper patterns>
The Hamon is Gunome Midare with nie white crystals attaches abundantly on the cutting edge.
In the Hamon Sunagashi shows it's flowing sand-like pattern.
Boshi- temper line of the tip is Midarekomi(wavy) and turns back to a gentle curl called Komaru.

<Nakago - Tang>
The Tang is Ubu(original) and has Sujigai file marks. Nakago end is Kurijiri shape.

<Habaki-Metal collar>
Single piece, gold gilded copper Habaki.


<Koshirae - Mountings>
please check the detail pictures.

Tsuba: Solid iron Tsuba.
Fuchi: With engravings of horse on Shakudo base.
Kashira: With engravings of Shishi(lion) on Nanako pattern Shakudo(copper and gold alloy) base.
Menuki: With engravings (we are not certain about a motif) on polished Shakudo.
Tsuka: Covered with ray skin with Oyatsubu and wrapped with black pure silk in Morohineri-maki style.
Saya: Dark brown Kawarinuri on reddish brown Saya base color.

<Blade Condition>
Polish: There are quite few thin and tiny rusts on the blade.
Defects such as openings, chips and cracks: No Kizu was found however there are some areas of Are.

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Item No.02-1161

Category Katana Blade length 64.0cm/ 2'1.2"/ 2shaku 1sun 1bu
Curvature - Sori 1.8cm/ 0.7"/ 6bu Mekugi (Pegs) 1
Blade Bottom Width 28.6mm/ 1.1"/ 9.4bu Blade Bottom Thickness 7.8mm/ 0.3"/ 2.6bu
Blade Top Width 20.2mm/ 0.8"/ 6.6bu Blade Top Thickness 4.6mm/ 0.18"/ 1.5bu
Weight Blade only: 632g / 1.4lbs
Without Saya: 939g / 2lbs
Period Edo
Inscription / Signature None
Registration in Japan 7 June 1966
Fukuoka Prefecture Board of Education
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