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Katana : Kanetatsu/Showa18 nen (1943)

Ordering number : 14487

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature : Kanetatsu.
Showa18 nen (1943)

The blade was polished.
habaki:copper double habaki.
Blade length : 65.4cm or 25.74 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.12cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.04cm or 0.80 inches.
Kasane :0.75 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Showa period during war time.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick healthy blade.
Jitetsu :At a glance, the blade looks like Hizen
or Manturine blade clean texture.
Hamon : Nioideki gunome midair and round shape kissaki hamon.
The blade was made by oil temper sword not forged.
This kind of sword is said cut well sword.

Special feature : Kanetatsu was working at Mino province
during war time. He made swords
by using western iron not forged blade.
The blade is polished perfectly without Kizu and flow.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 170,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)