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Aoi Art 1-54-6 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-0053 Japan



Appraisal Quiz : #315

Previous answer is
Echizen Kami Sukehiro(2nd generation)/Motte Jitetsu Togi Zo No

Special feature : Echizen Kami Sukehiro was born
at Sessyu Uchidemura Kanei 14th(1637) and called Jinnojyo,
He became a student of the first generation Sukehiro who was making
Ichimonji utushi (copy). His subject is Cyoji midare hamon with clear
uturi. He was trying to make his master's subject from the first
stage and then he changed his Hamon to Gunome midair with thick
nioikuchi or Doranba hamon. His active Doranba hamon had very
good reputations from the consumers and also sword makers.
This sword is very active Gunome midair with thick nioikuchi
and soft feeling Habuchi.
In Hamon, there are many sunagashi and kinsuji.
This saijyo saki ranking and Oowaza mono cutting test ranking sword
is hard to obtain recently.

Appraisal Quiz #315 (October 31st, 2014)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 61.52 cm or inches.
Sori : 1.515cm or inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 2.45cm or inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.72cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.48cm or inches.
Shape : The blade is shallow with regular sori beautiful shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with a lot of jinie attach excellent jigane.
Hamon : konie deki gunome midare Chyoji midare hamon up and ddown and tobiyaki work and doubke hamon near Hamachi area.


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