Ordering number: 21489
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature :Bishu Osafune Sukemitsu.
Kakitsu 2Nen 2Gatsu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :copper plate gold wrapped habaki.
Blade length : 29.5 cm or 11.6 inches.
Sori :0,0cm or inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.3cm or 0.9 inches.
Kasane : 0.66cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword 200 Grams
Era : Muromachi period Kakitsu 2nd February 1442
Shape : Regular width and thickness sword. Bohi and characters are engraved on bothside.
Jigane : Ko-Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached. Utsuri is visible.
Hamon : Niedeki Suguha. Ko-Ashi worked. Boshi is round shape. Clear and bright Hamon.
Special feature: He is Toshimitsu’s son and is father of Katsumitsu and Munemitsu. His sword looks same as Gorozaemon.
Aoi Art estimation paper : NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta