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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.

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


Blade length:65.6cm or 25.82 inches.
Sori:2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
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.


Answer will be posted at next Appraisal Quiz.


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