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Gunto Katana

Katana (Gunto): Teruhide

Ordering number : 14302

Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.

Signature :Teruhide

The blade was polished
Habaki:Copper plate Silver inlay
Blade length : 66.6cm or 26.22inches.
Sori : 0.8cm or 0.31inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.95cm or 1.16inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.15cm or 0.85inches.
Kasane : 0.54cm or 0.21inches.
Era : Showa Period
Shape : It is wide and thick katana with shallow sori.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained in muji style.
Hamon : Nioi structure gunome midare

Special feature : The Teruhide was working at Saitama prefecture Oomiya.
Teruhide was a member of the army technical sword smith which was ordered to make swords.His sword was well known cut well sword. This sword has fine polish.

Koshirae : Army Gunto Koshirae

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 280,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)

-Gunto, Katana