Appraisal Quiz #677

Previous answer is
  Kikumon Ichiyo Osafune Ju Tatematsuru
菊紋 一備陽長船住 奉
Shu Do Kuni Okafu Ju Matsuoka Seijirou Harunori
Tempo 12 Nen 2 Gatsu Hi
Yokoyama Kaga Suke Fujiwara Sukenaga

Special Feature: As you can see in Nakago, it is made for Tonosama(feudal lord).
That is why he didn’t use his Mei “Tomonari 56 Dai Mago, and used longer Nakago,
which was favorite of his lord, and engraved proud words. This is historically precious.

Appraisal Quiz #677 (February 5th, 2022)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 72.72 cm or 28.62 inches.
Sori : 1.06 cm or 0.41 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.29 cm or 1.29 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.47 cm or 0.97 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Shape : Wide and thick blade with small Sori. Nice shape Katana.
Jitetsu :Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Rounded shape Gunome Midare and Choji Midare mixed.
There are wide Ashi and Yo. The Nioikuchi is deep and bright.
In the Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is small round and a little Hakikake style.

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