Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Bishu Osafune Munemitsu (Not Reliable)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 65.2 cm or 25.67 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.71 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 30.7 cm or 12.1 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 20.2 cm or 7.95 inches.
Kasane : 0.79 cm or 0.31 inches.
Era : Edo period.
Shape : It is wide and thick strong looking katana
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with JInie attached.
Hamon : Nie Deki Gunome midare with ashi well attached.
There is Sunagashi and fine Kinsuji work.
Special feature : There is signature Bishu Oasfune Munemitsu however
we do not guarantee for this katana.
From the hamon and jigane, it is most likely Fujishima or Uda.
If the signature is removed, we will guarantee NBTHK Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.