Ordering number : 13139
Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.
Signature: Ou Tanaka Katsumi shi Musashi kuni ju Yaguwa Tadao Kinsaku kore
Futatsu do setsudan Tadao Showa 50 nen 2 gastu Kichijitsu
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 70.8 cm or 27.87 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.35 cm or 1.31 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.50 cm or 0.98 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Showa period.(February 1975)
Shape : This blade is very wide and thick Katana.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada with Jinie and Chikei attach.
Hamon : Nie deki Gunome midare with Ashi. In Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is Midarekomi style. Shinogi-ji is Itame hada.
Special feature : Yaguwa Tadao (Yaguwa Musashi) was a son of Yaguwa Yasutake.
He was born in 1944. And he studied under his father Yaguwa Yasutake
who was a Yasukuni swordsmith, and Mukansa swordsmith.
This blade was made to order. So this blade is better than his normal blade.
The Jigana and Hamon is very nice. This is Saidanmei blade. This blade prides itself on sharp edge.
Koshirae : Nice Gendai Koshirae.
Tsuba : On the copper Tsuba, some design are engraved with Shakudo and gold color.
Fuchikashira : Silver Ume flower engraved with gold color.
Saya : Black color.
Menuki : On the brass, dragon is engraved.
Kozuka : There is a signature “Hachiman Daibosatsu”
Kogai: There is a signature “Tensho Daijingu”
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)