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Katana : Oosaka Ju Takahashi Nobuhide

Ordering number : 12574 (Consignment sale)

Katana in Tachi Koshirae which is high quality item.

Signature:Tame Godaiten Kinen
Oosaka Ju Takahashi Nobuhide 84 sai kin kitae Showa 3 nen gatu hi

The blade need polish.
Habaki:Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 61.1 cm or 24.05 inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.21 cm or 0.87 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.39 cm or 0.54 inches.
Kasane : 0.49 cm or 0.19 inches.
Era : Showa 3rd year. period.
Shape : The blade is rather small with deep sori nice looking elegant shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada quite well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon : Koniedeki suguha.

Special feature : Takahashi Nobuhide was a student of the Gassan Sadakazu and helped his master and his son Gassan Sadakatsu.
So He left few swords during his life.
The blade was made of anniversary of Gotaiten which means after the emperor passed away,crown prince succeed the emperor which is called coronation in western countries.

Koshirae : Tachi Koshirae. all matching silver with katakiri engraving.
Tsuba :Tachi stub was made by silver with plant engraving.
Fuchikashira:Plant is engraving by silver plate.
Saya : Kin (gold) nashiji saya.
Kabutogane:Plant is engraving by silver plate.
Kan:Plant is engraving by silver plate.
Semegane:Plant is engraving by silver plate.
Ishizuki:Plant is engraving by silver plate.
Menuki : The design of Kiku flower is engraved by katakiri way.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

*if you need polish, the polishing cost is about ¥70,000 will be added.

Price (credit card) : JPY 500,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 490,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)