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Katana : Shigehira saku/Heisei Nananenn Aki Kichijitsu

Ordering number : 13279

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature:Shigehira saku
Heisei Nananenn Aki Kichijitsu(Year Heisei Seventh Autumn Good day)

The blade was polished by good polisher.
Habaki : Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 76.3 cm or 30.03 inches.
Sori : 2.2 cm or 0.86 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.2cm or 1.26 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.57 cm or 1.01 inches.
Kasane : 0.74 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Modern
Shape : It is rather wide and thick blade that is 0.86cm.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached.
Hamon : Konie base, kogunome, with deep nioiguchi.
There are active kinsuji seen in the ha.

Special feature : Watanabe Shigehira was a student of the Miyairi Yukihira who was a national treasure and passed away already.
Shigehira is well known sword maker who got the prize of Yusyu soy, Syoreisyo, and Doryokusyo 4 times.
The blade is wide and thick healthy blade.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price:JPY 400,000-.
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)