Ordering number: 12385
Tanto in Shirasaya with Army high ranking Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature :Nippon Satetsu Motte Seiren Ko.
Osaka Ju Sadakatsu Saku(Kao) 大阪住貞勝作
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 21.4cm or 8.42 inches.
Sori : Uchi zori
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.22cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane : 0.4cm or 0.15 inches.
The weight of the sword 115 grams
Era : During war time.
Shape : The blade is rather small size Mihaba and Kasame is nice shape mitumune style and left Ubuha.
Jigane :Itame hada and Mokume hada mixed and chikei work.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with Kinsuji.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature: This Tanto has the box. There are Hakogaki „Shugo Tanto Hitohiri“ and „Ichi Nihon Satetsu Kogyo Kabushikigaisya Motte Seitan Ko. Nagasa: 1 Sun Kinsaku. Osaka Ju Gassan Sadakatsu“.
Koshirae : Japanese Navy Tanken Koshirae(This owner is likely to have been a military officer above the field officer.) Gusto in good condition navy blade and Koshirael are very rare.
We would definitely recommend.
In Kiri box.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta