Ordering number: 20156
Wakizashi in Army Gunto Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Unryushi Yoshikane Saku Kore
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :Copper single habaki with gold color.
Blade length : 49.5 cm or 19.48 inches.
Sori : 1.2cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.1cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.4 cm or 0.94 inches.
Kasane : 0.78cm or 0.30 inches.
The weight of the sword 580 grams.
Era : Showa
Shape : Wide and thick, short length army Gunto.
Jigane : Ko Itame hada well grained with Masame and Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Togari Gunome Midare with Jinie.
The Nioikuchi is slightly deep.
Boshi is Togari gokoro style.
Special feature: Unryushi Yoshikane was a wartime swordsmith.
He probably lived in Mino province.
Koshirae: Army Gunto Koshirae.
From Aoi Art: This blade exceeds the standard of Showa swords.
The Showa period Wakizashi is an extremely rare item.
NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: