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Appraisal Quiz #557

Previous answer is
 (Kikumon) Izumi Kami Rai Kinmichi 

Special feature :Izumo Kami Rai Kinmichi was a stream of Mino Kanemichi.
Student of the Kanemichi were Iga Kami Kinmichi and Hujiwara Rai Kinmichi.
This sword smith Rai Kinmichi is 3rd generation Hujiwara Rai Kinmichi
and continued to 4th and 5th generation.

Appraisal Quiz #557 (September 21st, 2019)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length :71.8 cm or 28.26inches.
Sori : 1.6 cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi :1
Width at the hamachi : 3.25 cm or 1.27 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.42 cm or 0.95 inches.
Kasane : 0.70 omt cm or 0.27 inches.
Wejght of the blade: 850 grams.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with deeo sori
and longer kissaki nice lookingg shape.
On the front, Ken and hook are engraved and on
the back, hutasujihi and bonji are engraved.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon : Middle suguha with rather thick nionkichi suguha hamon.
Boshi is round shape rather deep boshi.

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