Appraisal Quiz #483

Previous answer is
Higo Kami Hojyoji Tachibana Yoshitsugu

Special feature: He stayed at Edo and worked under
the Hojyoji Kunimasa and then he moved to Kagoshima in Kyusyu island.
His work is very cloth to Kotetsu and Kaneshige.

Appraisal Quiz #483 (March 31st, 2018)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 36.36 cm or 14.32inches.
Sori :0.3cm or 0.12inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :2.98 cm or 1.17inches.
Kasane :0.6 cm or 0.24 inches.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick Hirauchi style wakizasi.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful nice texture.
Hamon :Niedeki gunome midare with thick nioikuchi ashi work
Boshi is shape togari and turns back.

1:Nakago’s yasurime(fail) kiri yasuri.
Nakago is sharp togari nakago.
2:nioikuchi deep gunome midare
3:boshi is midarekomi syarp turns back.


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