Katana : Chikuzen  No Kami Nobuhide/Keio Gan Nen 6 Gatsu Hi (June 1865)

Katana : Chikuzen No Kami Nobuhide/Keio Gan Nen 6 Gatsu Hi (June 1865)

Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper) Signature: Chikuzen No Kami Nobuhide. Keio Gan Nen 6 Gatsu Hi (June 1865) The blade is polished with a gold foiled habaki Blade length: 75.6cm or 29.76 inches. Sori: 1.25cm or 0.49inch. Width at the hamachi: 3.31cm or 1.30inches. Thickness at the hamachi: 0.63cm or 0.25inch. Era: Edo…

Tsuba : Mumei (Unsigned)

Tsuba : Mumei (Unsigned)

Tsuba: Mei (signature) : mumei(Unsigned) Length : 8.55 cm x 8.33 cm ( 3.36 inches x 3.27 inches) Thickness of rim : 0.52 cm ( 0.20 inches) Jidai(era) : Edo period. Weight : 134 grams. Special feature : Mokko shape iron Tsuba, camp enclosure and flag are engraved with gold and shell inlay. AOI estimation…

Wakizashi:Echizen Koku Shimosaka Sadatsugu

Wakizashi:Echizen Koku Shimosaka Sadatsugu

Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon paper) Signature :Echizen Koku Shimosaka Sadatsugu. Shinto : Jyosaku high ranking : Echizen province. (We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku) This Echizen Koku Shimosaka Sadatsugu belongs to Jyos saku ranking. The blade was polished. Blade length : 50.6…