Order number : AS16723
Katana: Japanese Navy koshirae
Signature :Biccyu Kuni Aoe yu Yasutsugu saku
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper single habaki.
Blade length : 68.7 cm or 27.04 inches.
Sori :1.8cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.13cm or 1.23 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.08 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.715cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Showa during war time.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with suitable sori and longer kissaki nice loking shape.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach Muji style.
Hamon :Nioideki sakasa Cyoji midare and cyoji midare hamon.
Special feature:The first generation Yasutsugu was working at late Edo period Keio era. This Yasutsugu is probably 2nd or 3rd generatu¥ion Yasutsugu who was working at during war time.
At a glance, the blade looks shinshito sword maker.
Sakasa Cyoji midare looks like Aoe sakasa Cyoji midare.
The quality is nice and active cyoji midare hamon.
Koshirae : Japanese Navy sword mounting.
Ss you know,Most of Japanese Navy officer died with war ship during war time. So Navy swords are very few compare with army swords.
The Koshirae is nice condition and also fantastic nice cyoji midare sword.
We recommend this sword for you.
Recently it is very hard to look for navy sword mounting.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.