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Katana : Chikusyu Jyu So Tsutomu Kinsaku/Heisei 3 Nen 8 Gatsuhi

Ordering number : 14702

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature : Chikusyu Jyu So Tsutomu Kinsaku. Mukansa sword smith.
Heisei 3 Nen 8 Gatsuhi

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword So Tsutomu belonges to Jyojyo saku ranking.

The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 75.0 cm or 29.53 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.43 cm or 1.35 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.71 cm or 1.06 inches.
Kasane : 0.74 cm or 0.29 inches.
Weigth of the blade :1060 grams
Era : Gendai (modern times)
Shape : The blade is very wide(3,43cm) and thick with suitable sori and long kissaki gorgeous fantastic shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach and small chikei work.
Hamon : Niedeki with thick nioikuchi siguha from the Hamachi area,
and then gunome midair and oo gunome midair like Doranba hamon with ash.
Boshi is round shape.

Special feature : Chiku Shu Ju So Tsutomu was born at Kyushu Fukuoka prefecture.
He got a lot of prizes and became Mukansa swordsmith.
His strong points are Soshu den and Doranba hamon like Sukehiro.
This sword was made a copy of Kiyomaro.
He studied under thesis father So Masamitsu who studied from Komiya Shiro Kunimitsu at Syowa 21st(1946).
He submitted the blade to NBTHK shins and got a lot of prizes and became the title of the Mukansa.
Mukansa prize :The top ranking sword smith in Japan and it is not necessary to take the NBTHK shinsa.
This sword is wonderful gorgeous sword without Kizu and flow.
We strongly recommend this sword for you.

Mukansa sword smith.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 1,200,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 1,176,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)