Ordering number : 07388
Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature : Geishu Shi Matuo Hideto Zo
Bunkyu 3 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi
ShinShinto: Chu Jyo Saku: Aki
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saki ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :silver single habaki.
Blade length : 75.6 cm or 29.76 inches.
Sori :1.1cm or 0.43 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.22 cm or 1.26 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.46 cm or 0.96 inches.
Kasane : 0.692cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Late Edo period, 1806.
Shape : The blade is long and thick with shappow sori
and long Kissaki healthy gorgeous sword.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach soft feeling texture.
Hamon :konie deck sanbon sugi style gunome Midare
which looks like Magoroku Kanemoto.
special feature:Geisyu Shi Matsuo Hideto was working
at Geisyu Hiroshima Aki who was Saamurai and sometimes made
cut well swords. His name was Geisyu Shin Matsuo Sukenojyo.
He alway made gorgeous long heavy swords and left
a few swords during his life.
From Aoi Art : Samurai wordsmith made cut well swords during his life.
His sword is very long gorgeous swords.
From Matsuo Hideto:I was working about 220 years ago
in Aki Hiroshima While I was serving as Samurai,
I had beef for regular swords.
So I sometimes made swords with sword craftsmen
and tried to make cut well swords.
so my swords are long and heavy small sori
and also long Kissaki cut well swords. My admire sword is Magoroku
Kanemoto which is rather sleepy dark hamon.
This kind of Hamon is very sharp cut well sword.
and shaallow togariba sanbonsugi style.
Gentlemen! from next month the era will be changed to Reiwa.
I hope this era will continue peaceful era. If in the event war,
please use my sword .
It is true that the blade is very sharp and cut well I’m self confidence.
Well then I hope to meet you at the heaven in the very near future. No?
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation Paper: whole Oshigata.