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Gunto Katana

Katana : Bishu Jyu Masayasu Kitaeru

Ordering number : 14318

Katana in Koshirae

Signature : Bishu Jyu Masayasu Kitaeru

The blade was polished
Habaki : Copper plate with silver inlay
Blade length : 67.0 cm or 26.37 inches.
Sori : 1.7 cm or 0.66 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.25 cm or 1.27 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.5 cm or 0.98 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Showa
Shape : It is wide and thick nice shape katana.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with fine kinsuji works.
Hamon : Konie structure with suguha. There is fine kinsuji works.

Special feature : Bishu Jyu Masayasu has made many swords during war time.
He was formerly an authorized army swordsmith.
His real name was Makino Masayasu and was a sword smith at Aichi prefecture.
This sword has navy gunto koshirae.
Mant navy crew has died with the shp and such navy gunto koshirae is quite precious.
It is healthy katana with fine kinsuji works.
There is evidence that the sword was was forged.

Koshirae : Navy Gunto Koshirae

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 250,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)

-Gunto, Katana