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Appraisal Quiz #749

Previous answer is
  Oo suriage Mumei Ho-Syo.
大擦上無銘 保昌

Special feature:Hosyo tends to think that Masame hada is usually a strong work, but this
means that Masame hada is often found in Sinto's products.
In the original Hosyo, masame hada stands out well, but I think there are many works
that include other itame hada and Mokume hada.
This sword is a work that can be called the original Hosyo. Jigane has a long black chikei
on top of the ground iron and has a complex work with movement.
There is a soft rounded Hakikake, Hamon and Kinsuji.

Appraisal Quiz #749 (July 1st, 2023)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length:71.5cm or 28.14inches.
Sori:2.6cm or 1.02inches.
Width at the hamachi:2.82cm or 1.11inches.
Width at the Kissaki:1.87cm or 0.73inches.
Kasane:0.67cm or 0.26inches.
The weight of the sword:640grams
Shape: The blade is normally broad and normally thick with deep Sori and longer Kissaki. There are Bohi on both sides. Well-shaped.
Jigane: Koitamehada is mixed with Mokumehada. Clear Utsuri appears.
Hamon: Nioideki Chojimidare works well with lots of Koashi. The tip is a little bit calm. Boshi is Midarekomi and turns back in a small circle.


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