Ordering number : 17604
Katana in Koshirae.
Signature : Ecchu Ju Yasumitsu
Heisei 9 Nen 6 Gatsu Kichijitsu(June 1997)
(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.
Blade length : 74.1 cm or 29.17 inches.
Sori : 1.9 cm or 0.74 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.97 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.07 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.56 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Modern times(June 1997)
Weight of the blade: 845grams.
Shape : Wide and thick Katana. The Kissaki is rather long.
There are Bo-Hi on both side of the blade.
Jigane: Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. Masanagare.
15cm from the Habaki, there is a Kizu on the Hi.
Around the Monouchi part, there is a tiny Hakobore(nick).
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare. In Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is round Hakikake shape.
Special feature: Ecchu Ju Yasumitsu was born in 1951.
He was a student of Takeshita Yasumitsu.
He won a Nyusen prize 6 times.
Koshirae : Modern times, Higo style Koshirae.
From Aoi Art: This blade is nice shape and suitable for Iai.
All over the blade there are slightly rusts which resembling a dot.
But it is not serious to use for Iai.
There are a lot of works in the Ha. There are many Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.