Ordering number：12565 (Consignment sale)
Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature:Mumei (Unsigned) Echizenrai
The blade was polished
Habaki:Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 68.9 cm or 27.12 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.7 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.86 cm or 1.12 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.02 cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era :Early Muromachi.
Shape : The blade is oosuriage mumei (cut shortened) with deep sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Itame hada nagare and small kizu on the Ji but not so bad.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha with ashi in Ha.
Special feature : Echizen Rai is that Rai Kuniyasu moved to Echizen province.
He was also called Chiyozuru.
The blade is rather wide and thick.
NBTHK Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price (credit card) : JPY 640,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 627,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)