Order number : 16705
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Unshu Ju Tadayoshi(Kawashima Chuzen)
Showa 49nen 2 gatsu hi(February 1974)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs toJyo jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :Kihabaki(wood habaki)
Blade length : 66.6 cm or 26.22 inches.
Sori :1.8cm or 0.71 inches.
Mekugi : １
Width at the hamachi : 3.28 cm or 1,291 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.55 cm or 1 inches.
Kasane : 0.71cm or 0.28inches.
Era : Showa
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki nice looking shape.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach nice Jigane.
shinogi ji:Koitame hada.
Hamon :Koniedeki Cyoji midare hamon with ashi.
Boshi is midarekomi style boshi.
Special feature:Shodai Kawashima Tadayoshi was born in Meiji 25th during
war time. His work was highly valued winning many prizes at Japanese sword Kyokai(foundation).
There are opportunities to appreciate his splendid work made during war time. After some blank period after war,
he passed down his father’s sword making skills.
He became a Mukansa sword smith led by winning several prizes
of sword making competition and new masterpiece sword exhibition.
There was much blank after the war.
Historical Background: Japanese red army left wing occupied France embassy
in Holland Harge at 1974,September 13th.
Guarantee NBTHK Hozon Token If the blade doesn’t pass
we will buy back 100% of the sales price
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.