Katana : Hokke Saburo Nobufusa (8 generation)
Ordering number : 14028
Katana in Shirasaya (Mukansa sword maker)
Signature: Hokke Saburo Nobufusa (8 generation)
Shiogama Jinja houno Katana motte Yotetsu Saku no.
Showa kinoto U Kichi Tatsu(1975)
Explanation: This sword was made bu Hokke Saburo Nobufusa
8th generation Mukansa sword maker.
The blade was made by left over iron after making a sword for dedicated the Shiogama shrine.
The blade was polished by top ranking sword polisher.
hanbaki:silver single habaki.
Blade length : 74.0 cm or 29.13 inches.
Sori : 1.9 cm or 0.74 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.44 cm or 1.35 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.09 cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.77 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Gendai (modern times)
Shape : the blade is wide(3.44cm)
and long with deep sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Masame hada well grained with Jinie attach
beautiful massage had.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha double ha and sunagashi, kinsuji work.
Boshi is hakikake style.
Special feature : Hokke Saburo Nobufusa ８generation was a Mukansa sword maker and made just only Masame hada sword.
He was influenced from Sendai Kunikane who was making masame hada from ancient period Hosyo school Kamakura period.
This sword was made by using leftover iron after making a designated
the Shiogama temple.
His sword is the top ranking Masame hada sword in modern times.
He was a Mukansa sword maker and also a human national treasure of Miyagi prefecture.
The sword was polished by the best polisher.
The sword is the best quality without kizu and flow.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price (credit card) : JPY 1,000,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 980,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)