Ordering number : 19003
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Bicchu Koku Teso Ju Takeshita Heianjo Minamoto Sukemitsu Do
Ittetsusai Minamoto Kunimitsu Saku kore
Motte Senyasan Tamahagane Seitan Kore Showa 58 nen 2 gatsu Kichijitsu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade length : 72.3 cm or 28.46 inches.
Sori : 1.7 cm or 0.66 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.59 cm or 1.41 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 3.25 cm or 1.27 inches.
Kasane : 0.79 cm or 0.31 inches.
Weight of the blade: 820grams.
Era : Modern times.
Shape : Regular size Katana with Sori.
The Kissaki is long.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
It is beautiful Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature: Heian Jo Minamoto Sukemitsu,
his real name is Takeshita Zenji. He was born in 1915.
He was a student of Okishiba Masatsugu.
He worked for Japanese army sword craft man.
This blade is Gassakuto(collaboration sword).
It is nice balanse and healthy blade.
We recommend this sword for Iai and also appreciation.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 350,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)