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Special feature : Yamato no Kami Yoshimichi is the successor of first generation Yoshimichi. He was called Mishina Shiroubee and later on has successed Den Uemon.
He has lived in Hanshu(now Hyogo Prefecture). His work is gunome midrae with much sunagashi and kinsuji activities in the ha just like the first generantion.
This work is same as the first generation. The hamon has what is called a Tora no O (literally means tiger tail) hamon. The jigane is good and there is much ups and down in the ha.

Appraisal Quiz #357 (October 9th, 2015)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 76.36 cm or 30.06 inches.
Sori : 1.35 cm or 0.53 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.11 cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.10 cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.75 cm or 0.29 inches.
Shape : rather wide and thick balde, Kissaki Nobi kokoro. nice shape Katana.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. It is beautiful Osaka Jigane.
Hamon : From Hamachi is Suguha and then Gunome Midare with Ashi.
Boshi is Notare around shape. Sansaku-Boshi.


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