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Appraisal Quiz #697


Previous answer is
  Mei: Mumei (judged as Taira Takada)(NBTHK Hozon)
Mei: Mumei (judged as Tomomitsu)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho)

Special feature: This work was once judged as Norimitsu by NBTHK,
but now it was judged as Taira Takada on the last shinsa. Jigane is very fine and elaborate with Utsuri.

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Appraisal Quiz #697 (June 25th, 2022)
Who made this sword do you think ?

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Blade length:65.6cm or 25.82 inches.
Sori:2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi:2
Width at the hamachi:3.27cm or 1.28 inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Kasane:0.56cm or 0.22 inches.
The weight of the sword: 690grams
Shape: Osuriage. The blade is broad and thick with Sori and Bohi on both sides.
Jigane: Koitamehada is grained well with Jinie. Beautiful shades of color.
Hamon: Niedeki suguha. Midarekomi Hamon moves really well in Hachu.
Boshi works round and becomes Hakikake on the tip.

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