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Appraisal Quiz #548

Previous answer is
 Suke ? (Den Ko-Bizen)

Special feature: This blade made in around 1207 still remains.
Even today, with 800 years having passed since then,
Kissaki and Hamachi is rather wide. The first owner must be some kind of Daimyo(Japanese feudal lord). We were deeply impressed by this blade.
At a glance, the blade reminds of Awataguchi.
NBTHK judged this blade as Ko-Bizen.

Appraisal Quiz #548 (July 20th, 2019)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 69.84 cm or 27.49 inches.
Sori : 1.36 cm or 0.53 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.10 cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.18 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.70 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Edo period, around Tenmei era 1782.
Shape : Regular width and thickness Katana.
Nice shape Katana.
Jigane : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Notare and Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.

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