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Gunto Katana

Katana : Nagamitsu

Ordering number : 14101

Katana in Koshirae

Signature : Nagamitsu

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 67.6 cm or 26.61 inches.
Sori : 1.3 cm or 0.51inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.3cm or 1.3inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.3 cm or 0.90 inches.
Kasane : 0.77 cm or 0.30 inches.
Era : Showa period war time.
Shape : This piece is rather wide and thick nice condition katana that reminds of swords made in Showa period.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached.
Hamon : Nie structure gunome midare with mixture of choji.

Special feature : Nagamitsu was working at the Okayama prison during war time.If the blade is polished in the near future,
the blade looks much better than Yasukuni shrine blade like Yasunobu and Yasushige class. This piece is well made piece of Nagamitsu.

Koshirae : Modern Koshirae

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 250,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)

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