Ordering number : 09135
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(Suitable for Iai)
Signature : Sa Nobumitsu Kinsaku
Showa 19 Nen Shunjitsu(Spring 1944)
(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 : Silver single Habaki.
Blade length : 72.6 cm or 28.58 inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.20 cm or 1.25 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.28 cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 0.75cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Showa 19(1944)
Shape : This blade is long considering Showa blade.
Wide and thick with large Sori. There is a Ubu-Ba left.
The Kissaki is large.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are some Chikei. There are some rusts on the Mumei.
Hamon : Ko-Nie Deki, rounded shape Gunome Midare.
Boshi is Hakikake style.
Special feature: Sa Nobumitsu is a sword smith of Izumo province.
His surname is Sakou. He was a student of Kojima Katsumasa.
After the war, he won a prize 2 times for the exhibition.
Saya :Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Mokko shape iron Tsuba, wheel is engraved with open work.
Menuki : Silver, some design is engraved.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Nanako.
From Aoi Art: Sa Nobumitsu is a swordsmith from Izumo province.
Duting and after the war time, he made the swords.
It is remarkable that this blade is long and wide, Okissaki Katana.
The fittings of Koshirae were made in edo period.
We recommend this sword for you.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.