Katana: Settsu Junin Norihide Saku/Heisei 6 Nen 4 Gatsu Hi (April1994)
Ordering number : 14375
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Settsu Junin Norihide Saku
Heisei 6 Nen 4 Gatsu Hi (April1994)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 72.7 cm or 28.62 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.42 cm or 1.34 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.34 cm or 0.92 inches.
Kasane : 0.67 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Modern times(1994).
Shape : Wide and thick blade, Keicho Shinto style Katana.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Ko-Nie deki Hitatsura. Around the middle part Midare Hmon.
In Ha, there are many Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Special feature : Soshu-Den also makes Hitatsura and succeeded.
This blade is also nice work. Especially, there are many Sunagashi and Ginsen(it is fine Kinsuji).
Settsu Junin Norihide's real name is Gonda Kashio. He lives in Hyogo prefecture. He has won Prize of Encouragement in twice.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 400,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)