Katana: Musashi kuni Fuchu Ju Shimazaki Yasuoki Saku

Katana in Shirasaya(guarantee: NBTHK Hozon)

Signature: Musashi kuni Fuchu Ju Shimazaki Yasuoki Saku
Showa 50 nem Fumitsuki (July1975)

The blade was polished.
Habaki: gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 76.5 cm or 30.11 inches.
Sori : 2.1 cm or 0.82 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.36 cm or 1.32 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.37 cm or 0.93 inches.
Kasane : 0.78 cm or 0.30 inches.
weight: 885 grams
Era : Gendai. He was working war time to Showa perid.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with Sori and longer kissaki.
There are Bo-hi both side.
Jitetsu : Ko-itame hada well grained with Ginine attached.
Hamon : Nie deki, Suguha with Ko-gunome midare.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi, Ashi and Kinsuji.

Special feature : He was born 1st February 1916 ,died 5th March 1986.
He became a member of the Nihonto Tanrenkai foundation on 1st March 1935.
He became a Sakite of Kajiyama Yasunori after Kotani Yasunori left the Foundation on first July 1935. He was given the name of Yasuoki by the War Minister Hatta Syunroku on 12th July 1940. Donated a sword to the Yasukuni Shrine in August 1940.
Donated a sword to commemorating the 2,600th Imperial year at the request of the governer of Kanagawa prefecture.
Made a guardian tanto for princess Takeda-no-miya Motoko in February 1942.
He made onkashi swords 9 Katana and 3 Tanto.
He got Chairman Award at the 2nd Gunto Tanren Kai.
He got Yusyu syo prize and other many prizes.

guarantee: NBTHK Hozon
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:JPY 480,000-.



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