Katana : Tame Ueno Tatsuo Uji Ta noFuka watashi/Chikuzen Kuni Fujiwara Munehiro Saku
Ordering number : 15227
Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae
Signature : Tame Ueno Tatsuo Uji Ta noFuka watashi
Chikuzen Kuni Fujiwara Munehiro Saku
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by hugh ranking polisher.
Habaki : Singler single habaki.
Blade length : 74.3 cm or 29.23 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.71 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.31 cm or 1.30 inches
Width at theKissaki : 2.3 or 0.91 inches.
Kasane : 0.96 cm or 0.38 inches.
Era : Syowa era 1981.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with suitable sori and long Kissaki nice looking healthy blade.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. It is beautiful jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki deep fat suguha with soft nioikuchi ashi work and round shape bo-shi.
Special feature : Chikuzen Kuni Fujiwara Munehiro Saku was working at Hukuoka province who is well known sword maker.
He got the Yusyu syo prize, Doryokusyo prizes 4 times and Nyusen prizes 7 times.
This sword was made as customs order so he tried to make this sword in hard effort.
The blade looks Sa Yukihide shinshinto blade.
I think this sword must be one of his top ranking sword.
The blade is healthy without Kizu and flow wonderful sword.
Tsuba : On the round shaped copper platre, there are many small design are engraved.
Saya : Black rioiro saya with blue shell powder.
Menuki : Tiger is engraved by syakudo plate with gold color.
Fuchikashira : On the copper plate, some designe are engraved.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 550,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)