Order number : 17066
Katana inshirasaya with Koshirae
Signature :Noshu Ju Murayama Kaneshige Saku.
The blade was polished.
Habaki:copper single habaki.
Blade length : 70.0 cm or 27.56 inches.
Sori : 2.1 cm or 0.83inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.04cm or 1.2 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.16 cm o 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Showa period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick
and long unusual sword for Syowa-To.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained
with jinie attach Muji style jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki cyoji midare hamon with ashi scatter in Ha.
Boshi is round shape hakikake style.
Special feature : Nosyu Jyu Murayama Kaneshige was working at
Showa war time. Probably he was a student of the
Morita Kaneshige. It is interesting thing that the blade has
the sword mark engraved the bottpm of the tang.
The mark says that industrial new design #211659
Tanrento(hand made sword.
Tsuba :round shape iron sukashi tsuba.
Fuchikashira :On the syakudo nanako plate, kiku family crests and
karakusa design are engraved.
Saya : black roiro saya.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, a rabbit? and kiku flower is engraved.
From Aoi-Art:Generally the length of Showa-To is less than 65cm
but this sword is long 70cm and also engraved ndustrial new
design #211659 which is very rear sword.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 350,000 JPY-. (including shipping fee abroad)