Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Chikugo Ju Nagamitsu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Chikugo Jyu Nagamitsu belongs to jyo saku(good) ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki;copper single habaki.
Blade length : 65.15cm or 25.65inches.
Sori : 1.57cm or 0.62inches.
Mekugi : 0
Width at the hamachi :3,25 cm or 1.27inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2,32cm or 0.91inches.
Kasane : 0,69cm or 0.27inches.
Era : Syowa period.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick healthy blade.
Jitetsu :Itame hada and Masame had mixed with jinie attach
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midare .
Special feature : Chikugo Jyu Nagamitsu was working at Fukuoka prefecture. and he was a member of the army ordered sword maker and got the prize of the army sword technical contest .
He was born at Meiji 39th.（1906)
The blade is well polished and nice work.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.