Katana in Koshirae
Signature : Morita Kunitoshi
Showa 19 nen 12 Gatsu
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold Inlay
Blade length : 65.4 cm or 25.74 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.1 cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.15 cm or 0.84 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Showa period.
Shape : It is wide with rather thick kasane.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached. It is clear and bright jigane.
Hamon : KOnie base, gunome chouji midare. Long ashi and sunagashi attached.
Special feature : Kunitoshi is a swordsmith of Gifu prefecture. He was formally army smith. During the war, he has received Land Army Gunto Technical Encouraging Prize. He is fine swordsmith.
Tsuba : Round shape iron tsuba
Fuchikashira : Suaka base with flower design engraved. Kashira; Shakudo
Menuki : Shakudou base with flower design engraved.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.