Ordering number: 22193
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature :Bishu Ju Mano Masayasu Kitae Zo Kore
Showa 18 Nen 8 Gatsu Kichijitsu.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
habaki:copper single habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 67.3cm or 26.4 inches.
Sori : 1.5cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.21cm or 1.26 inches.
Width at the Kissaki :2.32 cm or 0.91 inches.
Kasane : 0.85cm or 0.33 inches.
The weight of the sword 1010 grams
Era : Showa period, during WWII. Around 1944
Shape : Wide and thick sword with regular Sori but longer Kissaki. Ububa still there.
Jigane: Ko=itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached, Hadame is visible.
Hamon: Niedeki Gunome-Midare.
Boshi round shape with clear Hamon.
Special feature: Oshu Ju Mano Masayasu is Ashi prefecture sword smith and won Army sword award during WWII.
From Aoi Art: The sword was polished well, it must be done by high ranking polisher.
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.