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Appraisal Quiz : #403

Previous answer is
Etchu Nyudo Kiju (Tsutsui Kiju)
Special feature:
1: Hamon is wild feeling Gunome-midare and Doran-midare with Aranie attach and active Sunagashi and Kinsuji workn.
2: Tsutsui Kiju is a streams of Yamato province so Hamon consist Sunagashi a lot.
3: Nakagojiri (at the bottom of the Nakago shape) is his typical sharp shape.

Appraisal Quiz #402 (September 3rd, 2016)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 70.15 cm or 27.62 inches.
Sori 2.12 cm or 0.84  inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the Hamachi : 2.97 cm or 1.17 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.40 cm or 0.94 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.26 inches.
Shape : The blade is Oosuriage (cut shortened) Mumei. On both sides of the blade, Bo-Hi engraved. The blade is having deep curve and Ookissaki style nice looking shape.
Jigane: Koitame-hada and Mokume-hada mixed with Jinie attach and Chikei work, clear Utsuri appear on Ji.
Hamon: Suguha based Hamon with Ashi and Yo work very active.
It looks just like morning mist.
Boshi is round shape.


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