The blade was polished.
Blade length : 69.4cm or 27.33inches.
Sori : 1.3cm or 0.51inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.15cm or 1.24inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.28cm or 0.9inches.
Kasane : 0.63cm or 0.25inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with suitable sori and longer kissaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach muji style.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha tight.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : The signature is mentioned as Hizen Koku Tadayoshi but unfortunately the signature is fake.
The blade is healthy and it is suitable for Kansyo and Iai practice.
Tsuba: On the iron Tsuba, the cherry blossoms with gold color.
Fuchikashira: On the iron plate, the cherry blossoms with gold color.
menuki: Kenmaki-ryu(Ken with dragon)is engraved with gold color.
Saya: Black color.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
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