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Katana : Sagami Kuni Ju Yasuaki saku

Ordering number : 14877

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature : Sagami Kuni Ju Yasuaki saku
Tame Kanda Kazuo Tsuma Dokonshiki Kinen
(Made for bronze(the 15th) Wedding Memorial
of Kanda Kazuo and his wife Sumi) Showa 52 October (1977)

There is sayagaki of Yasuaki

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword belongs to Saijo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length :  77、2 cm or 30.39inches.
Sori : 2.0 cm or 0.79inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi :3.1cm or 1.22inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.18cm or 0.86inches
Kasane:0.66cm or inches.
Era : Showa 52 Year October 1977
Shape: Itame hada well grained with jinie attached. It is clear jigane.
Hamon: Nie deki suguha with komidare. Uchinoke is mixed. Koashi is attached.

Special Feature: Sugami Koku Yasuaki's actual name is MAsuda Kaname. He was born in Taisho 4th year January 10th at Tochigi prefecture. He then mobed to Chigasaki city Kanagawa prefecture.
He was active as a smith of Nihonto forging community.
Showa 19th year he received the title Yasuaki from the army general Sugiyama.
He has won several prize after the war from Showa 19th period.
Kanda Kazuo was famous for having deep knowledge of swords so he made the best quality and top polish sword.
It is excellent Itame had and best polish work. We recommend this last Yasukuni sword swordsmith's work.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 450,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)