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Appraisal Quiz #528

Previous answer is
Oshu Ju Michitoki/Bunkyu 3 Nen 2 Gatsu Hi

Special feature: It was called 6th generation
Aizu Michitoki and also Nakajo Fujinoshinn.
He was a student of Shoken Motooki.
He was a well known sword smith of Aizu province.

Appraisal Quiz #528 (March 2nd, 2019)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 63.63 cm or 25.05 inches.
Sori :1.82cm or 0.72 inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi :3.05 cm or 1.2 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.0cm or 0.79inches.
Kasane : 0.7cm or 0.276 inches.
Shape : The blade is rather short like Katateuchi style sword.
Jigane :Koitame had and komikume had mixed
well grained nice texture. On the Ji, small utsuri appear.
Shinogi ji:Koitame hada and mokume hada mixed.
Hamon :Konie deck cyouji midair and Gunome midair mixed,
In Hamon, sunagashi and Kinsuji work actively.


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