Katana: Hiroshi Saku/ Showa Mizunoto-I Aki Kichijitsu (Autum 1983)

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature : Hiroshi Saku
Showa Mizunoto-I Aki Kichijitsu (Autum 1983)

The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single Habaki
Blade length : 75.7 cm or 29.8 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.71 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.29 cm or 1.30 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.44 cm or 0.96 inches.
Kasane : 0.64 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Modern(Autum 1983)
Shape : Wide and thick blade, Bo-hi engraved
on both side of the blade with deep Sori.
Jigane : Koitame-hada well grained with Jinori.
Hamon :Nie-deki Gonome-midare Choji-midare mixed with Ashi,
Jinchu Saryu, Kinsuji working.

Special feature: Hiroshi is a swords smith of Gifu prefecture
very well to forge mixture of Gonome-midaire and Choji-midare.
This long blade is having Bo-hi on both side and very well balanced.
Also good for Iai practice.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 400,000-.

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