Ordering number: AS20380
Tachi in Shirasaya
Signature : Horii Tanekuni Saklu Kore
Heisei 3 Nen Kanoto-Mi Shogatsu Kichijitsu Shugetsu
Explanation: The sword was made by Horii Tanekuni on lucky day New Year 1991.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Habaki : Gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade length: 81.3cm or 320inches.
Sori: 2.7 cm or 1.063 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.48 cm or 1.37 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.58 cm or 1.016 inches.
Kasane : 0.8cm or 0.315inches.
The weight of the sword 1.070 grams.
Shape: The blade is very long, wide and thick.
Bo-hi is engraved on both sides of the blade.
Huge and healthy sword.
Jigane: Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon :Konie deki choji midare and gunome midare mixed with ashi, yo work. Bo-shi is Midarekomi style.
Special feature:his real name of Horii Tanekuni and called Horii Shigekatsu ,
born in1954 (syowa 29th) Muroran city in Hokkaido.
3rd generation Horii Toshihide was invited to the Nihon
Seiko Muroran steal company to make swords. He accepted
to made swords at that place.
Horii Tanekuni graduated Muroran Technical high school
and then he worked at Muroran seiko 0jyo and studied
under the Horii family. 4th generation Nibuhide and
Tanetsugu was succeeded as Horii family.
This sword is very long and wide and thick, excellent top
From Aoi Art: The effort and enthusiasm for producing this long sword
with no flaws and kizu to create beautiful work is also
apparent in the production period.
It is described as Syugetsu on New Year’s Day in 1991,
and it is written as the New Year’s Day. Desperately
The breath of training will be transmitted to you. The work is
a bright and clear Ichimonji copy with a momentum that
surpasses that of Mukansa sword makers.
It is very few that the high ranking long sword with no kizu
quality is line up with the best works of Mukansa sword
makers.We strongly recommend this
huge nice quality sword for you.
Please do not miss the opportunity to buy this sword.
When you open the box and find the sword,
you must be satisfied.
Aoi Art estimation paper: Whole Oshigata