Katana in Koshirae
Signature : Nihon Tan soushou Igano kami Kinmichi
Kikumon Kaminariyoke Tenmei 5 nen 2 gatsu hi
There are some Hagire from 30 cm from Hamachi area.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Copper single habaki.
Blade length : 68 cm or 26.77 inches.
Sori : 1.9 cm or 0.74 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.86 cm or 1.12 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.90 cm or 0.74 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period Tenmei era.
Shape : The blade is regular sized with sori and longer kissaki.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha. From Hamachi bout 30cm, there is a Hagire.
Special feature : Nohon Kaji Sosyo Iga Kami Kinmichi continyued to 5th generation.
This sword belongs to 5th generation.
At Edo period, people were frightened of thunder.
So They believed the sword will guard them by holding the sword which was written Kaminariyoke.
The hagire happened about 30 cm from the Hamachi area.
The sword is suitable for Iai practice.
Tsuba : On the round thin stub, some design are engraved open work.
Early to middle Edo period.
Fuchikashira : Iron plate.
Saya : Dark brown color.
Menuki : A shish dog was made by brass.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price :200,000 JPY –