Katana:Ishido Teruhide Saku

Ordering number: 21371
Katana in Army Gunto Koshirae.

Signature : Ishido Teruhide Saku.  

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Copper plate single Habaki.
Blade length : 60.0cm or 23.6 inches.
Sori : 1.65cm or 0.64 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.0cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.19cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.66cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword 645 grams.
Era: Showa period.
Shape : Regular width and thickness.
Sori is deep and Kissaki is longer, good shape sword
Jigane : Jigane-Hada well grained Muji style beautiful Jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki.

Special feature:This Ishido Teruhide was working in Saitama prefecture. He was 10th of Ishido family. 7th generation Ishido Unjyu Korekazu is very famous sword smith during late Edo to Meiji period. He was making swords during war time but after the war, he made planes(a tool used to plane flat surfaces) a lot.
His plane is well known as cut well, therefor many carpenters wanted to buy his plane as their soul. It is very hard to obtain his plane right now. If you want to ask us to polish this sword, additional polishing cost will be JPY50,000.

Koshirae : Japanese Imperial navy sword mounting

From Aoi Art: Ishido Teruhide is 10th generation of Ishido family. The most famous Ishido is the 7th generation, Ishido Korekazu. This family’s swords are famous because the sharpness during the war. And now, they are also famous because construction tools, hand tools, knife…This sword sword was made by the grandson of Korekazu, the blade itself and Koshirae is also good. We recommend this sword.

Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Price:280,000 JPY-.

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