Appraisal Quiz : #382

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Iga Kami Kinmichi (first generation)

Special feature: Iga Kami Kinmichi (first generation), his father Kanemichi, Tanba kami Yoshimichi and Ecchu kami Masatoshi moved from Mino to Kyoto.They made a lot of swords in there. This Wakizashi is wide, thick and rather large Sori. There are Sunagashi, Kinsuji and equal Yubashiri.
The Hamon is powerful. It is typical Kinmich first generation.
This is masterpiece of his blades.

Appraisal Quiz #382 (April 8th, 2016)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 75.4 cm or 29.68 inches.
Sori : 1.06 cm or 0.41 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.12 cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.33 cm or 0.91 inches.
Kasane : 0.74 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Late Edo period. 1865.
Shape : The blade is long and wide,
Thick with small sori and long kissaki.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach and beautiful nice texture.
Hamon : Niedeki Gunome midare up and down thick nioikuchi and soft feeling Habuchi. In Hamon, there are many sunagashi,Yo,Ashi and kinsuji scatter. Boshi is Midarekomi style.


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