Ordering number: 22159
Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature :Izumi Sadaoki Saku
Showa 13 Nen 5 Gatsuhi. 19 Sai Syosaku
Explanation: Izumi Sadaoki made this sword at his first time 19 years of age Showa 13th Jyune.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
habaki:silver single habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 26.1cm or 10.2 inches.
Sori : Uchizori
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :2.55 cm or 1.0 inches.
Kasane :0.55 cm or 0.21 inches.
The weight of the sword 160 grams
Era : Showa 13 (1971)
Shape : Bohi is engraved on frontside,
Gomabashi is engraved on backside.
Jigane :Ko-Itame-Hada well grained, beautiful and clear Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki Gunome-Midare with deep Nioikuchi and Ashi. Boshi is Hakikake style round shape.
special feature: Izumi Sadaoki is Toyama prefecture sword smith, his real name is O-Nishi Akira, he received award 3 times after the WWII.
Saya: Orange color Inro-Kizami style, ginkgo and snail are engraved with brass color.
Menuki: Horse is engraved with gold color.
Aoi Art estimation paper:
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta