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Appraisal Quiz #579

Previous answer is
  Higo kmi Kuniyasu 

Special feature: Higo Kami Kuniyasu, his real name is Kobayashi Minamoto Zaemon. He is a younger brother of Kunisuke 2nd generation.
His style is also looks like Kunisuke 2nd generation.
Kunisuke 2nd generation is well-known sword smith with nice Kobushi Choji Mirare.
But quality of Kuniyasu blade is better than Kunisuke.

Appraisal Quiz #579 ( March 7th, 2020)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 70.3 cm or 27.67 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi : 2.92 cm or 1.14 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.17 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or inches.
Weight of the blade: 705 grams
Shape : Regular width and thickness, nice shape Katana.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are Chikei.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi. Also the mixture of O-Gunome Midare and Choji Midare. In the Ha, there are Sunagashi, Kinsuji, Yo, and Ashi.

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