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Katana: Noushu Sekijyu Kawamura Masanobu Saku

Ordering number : 13155

Katana in Koshirae.

Signature: Noushu Sekijyu Kawamura Masanobu Saku

The blade was polished
Habaki:silver single habaki.
Blade length : 63.6 cm or 25.03 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.06 cm or 1.20 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.20 cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.82 cm or 0.32 inches.
Era :war time.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick and good condition.
Jitetsu : Muji style.
Hamon : Nioideki gunome midare hamon.

Special feature : The blade was made at Mino province which is called Hantanren.
Hal oil temper sword.
Koshirae : Army(Gunto) koshirae(mounting) quite well condition.
The sword with Ikan Tocyo.(blue color) Ranking is first lieutenant,
captain or first lieutenant,second lieutenant.
Family presented the sword his son before going to the warfront with proud and hoping his glorious
triumph and his return safely to his home.

Historical background: during war time.

Aoi Art estimation paper

Price:JPY 200,000-. (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)