Ordering number : 18037
Wakizashi in Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature : Inaba hamabe Toshuyuki(2nd generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length : 33.9 cm or 13.34 inches.
Sori : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.68 cm or 1.05 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.86 cm or 0.73 inches.
Kasane : 0.57 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Edo period around Ansei era.
Shape : short size Wakizashi, regular width and thickness.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained. Muji Fu Jigane.
Hamon : Nioi Deki, from Hamachi is Suguha and then
tight Nioikuchi Choji Midare. Boshi is round shape.
Special feature: There are 1st and 2nd generation of Inaba hamabe Toshuyuki.
This blade was made by Toshuyuki 2nd generation.
He was son of Hamabe Minryushi.
He passed away in 1857.
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Shibuichi Tsuba, waterfall and person are engraved with gold color.
Menuki : Bird is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, stitch pattern
and flower are engraved with gold color.
Kozuka and Kogai: Shakudo Nanako,
mandarin ducks are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: There are 1st and 2nd generation
of Inaba hamabe Toshuyuki.
Both of them are tight Hamon.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.