Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae, Kiri box and sword stand (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Toshihira Saku Showa 63 Year(1988) August Lucky Day (Osumi Toshihira)
Motte Ise Jingu Goshinto Tachi
The blade was polished
Habaki : Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length : 78.6cm or 30.94 inches.
Sori : 0cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 0
Width at the hamachi : 2.5 cm or 0.98 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.95 cm or 0.76 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Showa
Shape : Straight Shinogi Tsukuri blade.
It is imitation of Jyo Koto swords. Kissaki is Kamasu Kissaki
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained
with jinie attached. It is clear grained fine jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki Suguha with Deep Nioiguchi. The habuchi is soft.
Special feature : Toshihira was born at Showa 7th(1932) Jan 23rd at Oota city Gunma prefecture.
After the war end, he became a student of the Miyairi Syohei Syowa 27th.
He decided to open up his own business at 1960 and do his own thing from his master and made swords.
He got the prizes Masamune soy prizes 3 times and after that
he became Jyuyo Mukei Bunkazai(human national treasure).
He changed his name to Yukihira but unfortunately he passed away Heisei 21st.
He like to make suguha mainly like Rai school, Yamashiro and Aoe school.
At Showa 49,51,53 he got the prize of Masamune soy prize.
Heisei 9th, he got the title of Human national treasure.
Koshirae : Gold color paulownia and phoenix makie Tachi Koshirae
Tsuba : Mokko shape Shakudo Tsuba, flowers are engraved with gold color.
O-Seppa: Shakudo, flowers are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira :Shakudo, flowers are engraved with gold color.
Saya : Gold Nashiji with family crest Taka-Makie.
Menuki : Flowers are engraved with gold color.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.