Katana: Minamoto Nichinobu Saku

Ordeing number: 20209
Katana in Army Gunto Koshirae.

Signature : Minamoto Nichinobu Saku
Showa 19 Nen 2 Gatsu Kichijitsu (Lucky day, February 1944)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Copper single habaki.
Blade length : 67.0 cm or 26.37 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi : 3.20 cm or 1.25 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.20 cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.76 cm or 0.29 inches.
The weight of the sword: 765 grams.
Era : During war time.
Shape : Wide and thick blade. The Ububa is left.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well graiend with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful and Muji fu.
Hamon : Ko Nie Deki, rounded Choji Midare with many Ashi.
There are large Gunome Midare around the Monouchi part.

Special feature: Minamoto Nichinobu is not listed in the book.
It is considered a swordsmith who was active in the end of the war.
This bright Choji Midare Hamon has the same skill as Emura.
Especially, the Ashi is long. He has a good ability and skill.
It might that this blade was ordered to commemorate his son becoming and officer during the war.
His parents must have hoped for his son’s safety.

Koshirae : Army Gunto Koshirae
Saya : wooden Saya and wrapped with leather.
It is for lightness.

Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Price : 250,000 JPY-.
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