Ordering number : 18505
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Noshu Seki Ju Kojima Kanemichi
(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 : Copper single Habaki.
Blade length : 67.8 cm or 26.69 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.25 cm or 1.27 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.18 cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.725 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : War time.
Shape : Wide and rather thick Katana.
There are Bo-Hi on both side of the blade.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained. Muji Fu.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare.
In Ha, there are Ashi and Sunagashi.
Special feature: Noshu Seki Ju Kojima Kanemichi was a sword smith of Gifu prefecture. He was born in July 1902.
He was a student of Kojima Katsumasa who was a student of Zenjo Kaneyoshi.
After that he studied under Watanabe Kanenaga.
He was working at during war time as army ordered sword maker.
Koshirae : Army Gunto Koshirae.
From Aoi Art: During War time, many sword smiths made a number of swords.
Especially in Mino province, there were many sword smiths.
Kojima Kanemichi is a high skill sword maker.
This Hamon is typoical Mino Togari Gunome.
There are some tiny rusts. And the point of the sword is nicked.
Back ground of age : During War time.
Aoi Art estimation paper : NBTHK Hozon paper.
Price : 350,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)