Katana : Gashu Junin Kanemaki Saku
Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature :Gashu Junin Kanemaki Saku.
Genna 9 Nen 8 Gatsu Kichijitsu Seizo (August 1623)
explanation:The blade was made at 1623 August lucky day seizo(Kaou)
Kanzan sensei Sayagaki: Kasyu Junin Kanemaki Saku Genna 9 Nen 8Gatsu Kichijitsu Seizo
The blade was polished.
habaki:silver single habaki.
Blade length : 67.71 cm or 26.65 inches.
Sori : 1.81 cm or 0.71 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.09cm or 1.21 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.27 cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 0.72cm or 0.28 inches.
Era :Edo period Genna era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and kong kissaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Itame had well grained with jinie attach and visible to see the texture blackish jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki middle suguha with ash deep nioikuchi.
Special feature :Kasyu Jyunin Kanemaki is a son of the Gorouemon who is called Komiyamura Seizo.
At first he was workingg at Kanazawa province and then moved to Komatsu
at Kanei 1th and passed away Syou 4th. The hamon is very similar with Kiyomitsu.
He is well known sword maker but made few swords during his life.
The blade is sillier with Kanewaka or Kiyomitsu active hamon.
The sword accompanied withKanzan Sayagaki.
Back ground of the era:Genna 9 th July Tokugawa Iemitsu syogu govern Edo .
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicyo paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.