Ordering number: 20456
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature: Ishido Teruhide Saku
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to the Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : silver single Habaki.
Blade length: 66.0 cm or 25.98 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.01 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.40 cm or 0.94 inches.
Kasane : 0.82 cm or 0.32 inches.
Weight of the blade: 765 grams
Era: Showa period.
Shape: Wide and thick Katana with large Sori.
The nice shape Katana.
Jigane: Ko Itame Hada well grained. Muji-Fu.
Hamon: Nioi Deki, Gunome Midare with many Ashi.
Boshi is a small rounded shape.
Special feature: This Ishido Teruhide was working in Saitama prefecture.
He was the 10th of the Ishido family.
7th generation Ishido Unjyu Korekazu is a very famous swordsmith during the late Edo to Meiji period. He was making swords during
wartime but after the war, he made planes(a tool used to plane flat surfaces) a lot.
His plane is well known as cut well,
Therefore many carpenters wanted to buy his plane as their soul.
It is very hard to obtain his plane right now.
From Aoi Art: This blade was made during wartime.
Aoi Art estimation paper
Price: 230,000 JPY-.