The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length : 73.6 cm or 28.97 inches.
Sori : 2.8 cm or 1.10 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.53 cm or 1.38 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.53 cm or 0.99 inches.
Kasane : 0.81 cm or 0.31 inches.
Blade weight: 1005 grams.
Era : Showa period(August 1979).
Shape : It is wide 3.53 cm wide and thick blade with Bohi. It is strong looking katana
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached. It is clear jigane.
Hamon : Ko-Nie Deki, Choji Midare with many Ashi.
The ha is bright and clear and the condition is very good.
Special feature : Horii Nobuhide teacher is his father Toshihide Horii.
Horii Toshihide whose real name was Horii Kaneyoshi.
His father was called as an artist residence from the Muroran steel company and made swords and studied.
His son suited from his father a lot and got a lot of prizes.
We recommend this sword for you.