Tachi:Kato Kanekuni tsukuru kore (NBTHK Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)

Ordering Number: 23620

Tachi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)

Inscription:
Kato Kanekuni tsukuru kore 加藤兼国造之
Showa 12 Nen 8 Gatsu Hi 昭和十二年八月日

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This blade belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.

Habaki: Single copper Habaki.
Blade length: 70.0 cm or 27.6 in
Sori: 2.0 cm or 0.8 in
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi: 3.3 cm or 1.3 in
Width at the Kissaki: 2.4 cm or 0.9 in
Thickness: 0.8 cm or 0.3 in
Era: Showa 12 (1937)

Shape: Wide and thick Katana with large Sori.
Jitetsu: fine-grained Koitame-hada
Hamon: Niedeki Gunome-midare. In Ha, there are many Ashi.

Feratures: Kato Kanekuni was born in Meguro, Tokyo in 1886. He learned from Kanekuni, his grandfarther and Sanehira, his farther. He was good at making Bizen-den and Soshu-den.

NBTHK Hozon Token Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata

Price: 750,000 JPY-.

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