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Katana : Nagamitsu

Ordering number : 13299

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature : Nagamitsu.

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 65.9 cm or 25.94 inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.35 cm or 1.31 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.29 cm or 0.90 inches.
Kasane : 0.74 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Syowa period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick healthy blade.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha and Notare mixed with kasha scatter in Ha.

Special feature : According to the sword expert,
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.
Recently it is rather difficult to buy Emura and Nagamitsu.

Historical background : War time.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

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