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Katana : Mumei Showatou


Katana in Koshirae

Signature:Mumei Showatou

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 69 cm or 27.18 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 3.3 cm or 1.3 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.26 cm or 0.76i nches.
Kasane : 0.76 cm or 0.3 inches.
Era : Showa period.
Shape : It is wide and thick magnificent looking katana.
The kissaki is long.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached. The hada is close to plain style.
Hamon : Nie base suguha with rough nie attached. It is gunome midair style. Boshi is konotare and round end.

Special feature : It is long compared to average showa sword length . The jinie is well grained jigane.

Koshirae : Showa sword koshirae.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price: 170,000 JPY-