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.