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Katana: Nagamitsu Saku

Ordering number : 13724

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature : Nagamitsu Saku

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 65.75 cm or 25.88 inches.
Sori : 1.69 cm or 0.66 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.23 cm or 1.27 inches
Width at the Kissaki : 2.14 cm or 0.84 inches.
Kasane : 0.83 cm or 0.33 inches.
Era : Syowa period.(during war time)
Shape : The blade is wide and thick healthy blade.
Jitetsu :Itame had well grained with jinie attach and small chikei work.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair with sunagashi and small kinsuji work.
Boshi is round shape.

Special feature : Nagamitsu was working ar Okayama prison as Chief warden
and made the prisoners to make Japanese swords by traditional way.
The name of the blades Nagamitsu, Ichihara Nagamitsu, Ichihara Ichiryushi Nagamitsu Bizen Nagamitsu.
He got the prize of Army sword Encouragement prize.
On the other hand, Emura was also made many swords who was a head of the Okayama prison.
He selected many serious prisoners who homicides of person unavoidably
which means the crime in which it should sympathize situation.
He was loved all of prisoners and made many swords for him.
Anyway Nagamitsu got the prize of the army sword Encouragement prize.
The blade is healthy and nice work.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 280,000 JPY-(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)