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Katana : Awataguchi Omi kami Tadatsuna (2nd Ikkanshi Tadatsuna)

Ordering number : 14280

Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae. (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)

Signature : Awataguchi Omi kami Tadatsuna (2nd Ikkanshi Tadatsuna)

The blade was polished
Blade length : 74.54 cm or 29.34 inches.
Sori : 1.35 cm or 0.53 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.08 cm or 1.21 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Kasane : 0.75 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Edo period. around Genroku era.
Shape : Wide and thick nice shape Katana.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itamehada well grained with Jinie attached.
Hamon : Nie deki, From Hamachi is Suguha, and then Choji Gunome Midare. There are Sunagashi.

Special feature : 2nd generation Tadatsuna succeeded from his father first generation.
Tadatsuna is quite well known sword maker for making Horimono(engrave) on the sword.
Generally his hamon is Ashinaga Choji midare (long legs hamon) with a lot of sunagashi in Ha.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : On the iron Tsuba, Kiku flower is engraved and inlayed with gold.
Fuchikashira : On the copper plate, wave pattern is engraved.
Saya : silver colored Saya.
Menuki : On the syakudo plain plate, a flower is engraved with gold color.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 2,050,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 2,009,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)