Ordering number : AS16209 (Consignment sale)
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Sansyu Jyu Tsutsui Kiyokane Saku.
Syowa 20th 2 Gatsu hi. (1945 Feb)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku, Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Tsutsui Kiyokane belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by good polisher.
Blade length : 66.0 cm or 25.98 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.14 cm or 1.23 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.27 cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 0.68 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Syowa period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with suitable sori and longer kissakki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with jinie attach and visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Niedeki round shape gunome midare.
Boshi is midarekomi style and turns back sharoly.
Special feature : Sansyu Jyu Tsutsui Kiyokane was working at Aichi prefecture, and a member of the army sword technical foundation.
He got the prizes Nyusen prize.
He was born at Meiji 40th march 25th.
From the first generation Kiyokane and also worked for Okazaki Domain.
This sword was polished recently by nice polisher and also new nice shirasaya.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.