Order number : 15809
Katana in Shirasaya(19th NBTHK Juyo paper)
Signature : Omi Kami Hojoji Tachibana Masahiro
Omi Kami Hojoji Tachibana Masahiro 2nd generation.
This blade is masterpiece. Blade length : 71.0 cm.
Shinto: Jyosaku: Musashi province
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijo saku, Jojo saku, Jo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade length : 71.0 cm or 27.95 inches.
Sori : 1.7 cm or 0.66 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.13 cm or 1.23 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.10 cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.68 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Edo period. around Enpo era.
Shape : Wide and thick blade with nice Sori. Boshi is rather long.
Jigane : Ko-Itame hada well grained with Jinie attach. The Jigane is clear,
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha with Notare mix. In Ha, there are many Ashi.
Boshi is slim and round shape.
Special feature : Oumi no Kami Houjyoji Tachibana Masahiro was born
at Tajima province and moved to Edo who was named Takigawa Saburo Dayu.
He was very skillful sword maker and educated many sword makers.
This blade is wide and thick Katana. This blade reminds Kotetsu.
19th NBTHK Juyo paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 3,700,000 JPY- (shipping costs not included in price)