Ordering number: AS20581
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature: Naniwa Ju Gassan Sadakazu(Not guarantee)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki with aoi family crest.
Blade length : 17.0 cm or 6.69 inches.
Sori : 0.0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Kasane : 0.46cm or 0.18 inches.
The weight of the sword 60 grams.
Era : Around Showa period.
Shape : Small size, nice shape Tanto.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. The Jigane is clear.
Hamon: Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with many Ashi. The Nioikuchi is soft and deep. In the Ha, there are fine Kinsuji.
Boshi is round and large Yakisage style.
Koshirae : Teikoku Navy Gunto Koshirae.
From Aoi Art: The Jigane and Hamon are almost the same as Gassan Sadakazu but we doubt this signature. We thought it was genuine because it was in the Navy Gunto Koshirae.
But unfortunately, we convinced it is fake when we check the signature carefully. We do not guarantee this sword as genuine.