Katana: Daido /Showa 18 Nen 10 Gatsu (in Army Gunto Koshirae)

Ordering number : AS18214

Katana in Army Gunto Koshirae

Signature : Daido
Showa 18 Nen 10 Gatsu (Oct 1943)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Regular Saku ranking.
The blade is polished.
Blade length : 66.5 cm or 26.18 inches.
Sori : 1.6 cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi : 3.16 cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.17 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.85 cm or 0.33 inches.
Era : Showa 18(1943).
Shape : Wide and thick, typical army Gunto style.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained. Mujifu Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha with Ko Ashi.
Boshi is Midarekomi style.

Special feature: Daido is not documented any sword book.
The details are unknown.
However, this blade was made for the army during the war time.

Koshirae : Army Gunto Koshirae.

From Aoi Art: This blade is polished and Mujifu Jigane.
The army Koshirae is nice. Recently, it is difficulfut to find army and navy Koshirae.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Auction starting Price : 220,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)

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