Ordering number : 1816446
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature :Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Hokke Saburo Nobufusa First generation.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to regular saku ranking.
The blade is polished.
Habaki :silver single habaki.
Blade length : 63.2cm or 24.8 inches.
Sori :1.6 cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the Hamachi : 3.15cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.23cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane :0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : war time.
Shape : The blade is smaller size and wide and thick with long kissaki sword.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon :Niedeki gunome midare and sakasa Cyoji midare mixed with sunagashi and Kinsuji. Blsho is midarekomi style.
Special feature :This sword was stored in his home for a long period after the war end. Hokke Nobufusa first generation was called Ryoun and made many swords doring war time. If some want to ask him to make sword, he bring the sword in his stores room without the signature for preparing to sell swords and cut the signature and polish. After war end, he hided oll of his swords in his stores room until. I bought this swrod from his home. Sio I can say the blade is first generation Nobuhusa.
Tsuba : On the round shape iron Tsuba, a dragon is engraved.
Fuchi: On the syakudo nanako plate, some flowers are engraved with gold color.
Saya :Black roiro saya.
Menuki : Shishi dogs are engraved with gold color.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.