Ordering number : 13614
Katana in Gunso (Army Koshirae)
Signature : Noushu Seki Juunin Kanemitsu
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 66.5cm or 26.2inches.
Sori : 1.6cm or 0.63inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.3cm or 1.3inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.6cm or 0.63inches.
Kasane : 0.7cm or 0.28inches.
Era : Showa period.
Shape : It is wide and thick firm katana
Jitetsu :Masame hada well grained with jinie attached.
There are some chikei like spots seen. The shinogiji is same.
Hamon : Nioi line style gunome midare mix.
Special feature : Noushu Seki Jyuuninn Kanemitsu is a swordmith from Aichi prefecture.
He has won a prize in the Army Skill and Encouragement award.
This piece is in wonderful condition.He has also challenged on masame hada which is rare for gusto.
Koshirae : Army Gunto Koshirae.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.