Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Sesshu Ju Sukekuni saku
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This blade belongs to Jo saku ranking.
The blade was polished
Habaki : double copper Habaki.
Blade length : 61.2 cm or 24.09 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.04 cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.13 cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane : 0.62 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Showa, war time.
Shape : wide and thick blade.
Jitetsu : Muji Fu Jigane well grained.
Hamon : Ko-Nie deki Notare and Gunome Midare mix. Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : There is signature Sesshu Ju Sukekuni saku.
Sukekuni worked in Settsu province.
We think that this blade was made during wartime.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.