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Appraisal Quiz #684

Previous answer is
  Sakakura Gonnoshin Terukane
Tenna 2 nen 2 gatsuhi.Hi

Special Feature: Terukane is a student of the Echigo Kami Kanesada 1st
generation, At first, the he used the same name as the
1st and is the Kanesada 2nd, but the son of the 1st also
become sword smith so he changed his name to Terukane
and the son became the Kanesada 3rd. He changed name
in 1681, when he was Kanesada 2nd, he usually do not
engrave the backside Mei, but after he become Terukane,
he usually engrave it like this sword.

Appraisal Quiz #684 (March 26th, 2022)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length:73.0cm or 28.74inches.
Sori:2.0cm or 0.78inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.97cm or 1.16inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.02cm or 0.79inches.
Kasane:0.5cm or 0.19inches.
The weight of the sword:695grams.
Shape: The blade is broad and adequately thick. It has deep Sori: well-shaped Katana.
Jigane: Koitamehada becomes fine to be beautiful Jigane. Utsuri appears.
Hadame: Koitamehada is mixed with Itamehada. Hadame is visible.
Hamon: Koitamehada is grained well. Kinsuji works in Hachu.
Boshi: Midarekomi. Tip is sharp.
Shinogiji: Itamehada works largely to be Mokumehada.


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