ITEM # swd-17
Very nice civilian mounted katana,good length blade & not a single blemish anywhere,no open or loose hada,no nicks,bends or kizu anywhere 100% flawless as 99.9% of my higher quality blades are.This was made by KaneHiro,he was working in Edo period (Teikyo era) at Mino province
Blade length : 69.2 cm or 27.24 inches.
Sori : 0.4 cm
Width at the hamachi : 2.96 cm
Wide at the Kissaki : 2.13 cm
Kasane : 0.66 cm
Era : Edo period Teikyo era.(1684)
Shape : without Sori (very straight blade) typical kanbun style,Katana has been shortened as the tang shows,it would have been a big sword originally,
Jitetsu :Small itame hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki Suguha hamon and double hamon.
There are many Ashi and Nezumi ashi scatter in Ha and round shaped Kissaki hamon.
Tsuba:Iron Sukashi Tsuba.
Fuchi-kashira: copper base with design of Ume done in shakudo ,very subtle work but very nice in the same token,
Saya: Is plain Black lacquer in superb condition,
Sword comes with silk bag & a full oshigata line drawing of the blade,this was done when the sword was polished in Japan.,,very nice sword,all that's needed to complete it is a sageo,
The sword comes with full return priv if buyer not happy for any reason,as with all items on my site,everything is returnable if its not as described or something has been missed in description or photographs etc, I do charge postage both ways at the cost price, & if O/S buyers pay via bank deposit I charge the fees that the bank deducts from me, I don't charge any handling fees or packing fees etc.Nor restocking fees,i give full refunds less postage & bank charges.I cant be any fairer then that.
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