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Katana : Busyu Jyu Kumagaya Taro Minamoto Shigehide


Katana in Shirasaya

Signature : Busyu Jyu Kumagaya Taro Minamoto Shigehide.
Nakamura ke Jyudai Syowa 58 nen 8 Gatsuhi.
Explanation:This sword was made by Mr Nakamura as customs order 1958(syowa 58) August.

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 69.7 cm or 27.44 inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.2 cm or 1.26 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.44 cm or 0.96 inches.
Kasane : 0.77 cm or 0.30 inches.
Weight of only blade : 855 grams.
Era : Gendai period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick and engraved double hi on the shinogoji and also long ookissaki style gorgeous blade.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair and round shape boshi.

Special feature : Busyu Jyu Kumagaya Taro Minamoto Shigehide was a student of the Sato Akinori.
He was born at Taisyo first year at Saitama prefecture Kumagaya city.
This blade is long and well balanced sword.
The blade was made by customs order so he made this sword by his best energy.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 320,000 JPY-