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Gunto Katana

Katana: Kanenami saku (Navy Gunto Koshirae)

Ordering number : 14925

Katana in Koshirae.

Signature : Kanenami saku

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Kanenamibelongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished
Blade length : 65cm or 25.59 inches.
Sori : 1.8cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi :1
Width at the hamachi : 3.0cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.22cm or 0.87 inches.
Kasane : 0.75cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Showa Period War Time
Shape : It is wide and thick strong healthy katana.
Jitetsu : It is plain and grained Jitetsu.
Hamon : Nie Deki with mixture of Notare and Gunome midare pattern.
Boshi is round end.

Special feature : Kanenami is a sword smith of Seki.
He most likely made oil tempered work.
After 70 years passed, it is oil tempered sword
It is fine rustic work. The Koshirae is high quality work as well.

Koshirae : Navy Gunto Koshirae

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 230,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)

-Gunto, Katana