Ordering number: 11578
Tanto in Shirasaya with box.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature :Osaka Ju Gassan Sadakatsu Kinsaku(Kao)
Showa 9 Nen 11 Gatsu Kichijitsu
(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. Gassan Habaki.
Blade length: 22.8 cm or 8.97 inches.
Sori: 0 cm or 0 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.32 cm or 0.91 inches.
Kasane: 0.43cm or 0.16 inches.
The weight of the sword: 135grams.
Era: Showa 9(1934)
Shape: Slightly smaller Tanto with the Ububa is left.
It is written that it was made with Soshu Kamakura period Masamune’s technique.
Jigane: Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon: Ko Nie Deki, Suguha Hamon.
Boshi is Koniedeki and round shape.
Special Feature: This Tanto was made by Gassan Sadakatsu.
We would definitely recommend. This Tanto shall be really rare.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta