Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Musashi koku Yoshioka Teruie saku
Showa 60 nen 2 gatsu Kichijitsu (February 1985)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 71.2 cm or 28.03 inches.
Sori : 0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.21 cm or 1.26 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.68 cm or 1.05 inches.
Kasane : 0.73 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Modern times
Shape: Wide and thick blade. On the front side, there is Futasuji-Hi.
On the reverse side, there is Bo-Hi. Ookissaki Katana.
Jietsu: Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. There are fine Chikei.
The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon: Nioi Deki, Gunome Midare. There are Ashi, Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is Midarekomi Togari style.
Special feature : Musashi koku Yoshioka Teruie is a swordsmith of Saitama prefecture.
He was bron in November 19th 1923. His real name is Yoshioka Hiroshi.
He is student of Ihara Teruhide. His blades are splendid.
This blade is also ncie and copy of the Nanbokucho’s sword.
This Hamon is looks like Tanba kami Yoshimichi.
We guess that he are able to make Sudareba.
He dedicated a multitude of swords to the shrine.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.