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Katana : Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Katsumura Masakatsu

Ordering number : 13002

Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae. (NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature:Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Katsumura Masakatsu.

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 71.51 cm or 28.15 inches.
Sori : 2.25 cm or 0.88 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.085 cm or 1.214 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.923 cm or 1.15 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.27 inches.
Shinshinto : Cyujyo saku ranking:Hitachi.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with ookissaki(lomg point) healthy gorgeous syape.
Jitetsu : The Jigane is masame hada well grained with jinie attach nice attractive Jigane.
Hamon : The blade is suguha and double suguha with ashi and Yo.

Special feature : At a glance, the blade looks like Nanbokucyo style Yamato school.
The blade was judged as shinshinto Masakatsu.Masakatsu was a student of the Norikatsu.
So his subjects are very similar with his master's sword.This blade is very wide and thick healthy blade without Kizu and flow.

Koshirae : The Koshirae is healthy and good condition.
Tsuba : On the iron palte, a man is looking flying wild geese.
Fuchikashira : On the iron plate, a flower is engraved with gold color.
Menuki : A flower is engraved by the syakudo plate with gold color.
The Koshirae is pretty nice condition without Kizu and flow.
Samegawa (shark skin) is devided white and black color refined design.

NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 550,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 539,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)
We can not discount this more.