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Appraisal Quiz #718


Previous answer is
 Kawachi Kami Kunisuke(the 2nd generation)
河内守国助(二代)

Special feature: Kawachi Kami Kunisuke is a son of 1st, and we have also 3rd, so sometimes he is called Naka(middle) Kawachi. He was so skilled he had ever made enormous number of swords in his life. He was very good at Choji-ba, so some people call him Shinto Ichimonji. Moreover, he made his original Choji, which looks like human fist, Kobushi-Choji, so he was also called as the same as his Choji name. He passed away on the 21th of August, Genroku 11.(1698).

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Appraisal Quiz #717 (November 12th, 2022)
Who made this sword do you think ?

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Blade length:70.15cm or 27.61inches.
Sori:1.788cm or 0.70inches.
Mekugi:1
Width at the hamachi:3.21cm or 1.26inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.02cm or 0.79inches.
Kasane:0.62cm or 0.24inches.
The weight of the sword:740grams
Shape: The blade is broad and thick with slightly deep Sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Koitamehada is very dense.
Hamon: Suguha from Hamachi, Yakidashi, Toranba with deep Nioikuchi.
Uneven changes on the edge. Very clear and wonderful blade edge.
Boshi has deep Nioikuchi and turns back round.

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