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Gunto Katana

Katana: Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Showa blade

Order number : 14901

Katana in Japanese army Koshirae

Signature : Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Showa blade.

The blade has small rust.
Blade length : 63.63 cm or 25.05 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.2 cm or 1.25 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.45 cm or 0.96 inches.
Kasane : 0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Syowa war time.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick healthy blade.
Jitetsu : Koitamenice texture. hada well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha hamon. boshi is unknown.

Special feature : From the nakago shape,the blade was made during war time.
After the war 70 years has passed and army mounting swords are left few now and rather precious items.
The blade was forged by Tamahagane.

Koshirae : Japanese army sword mounting.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 200,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)

-Gunto, Katana