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Katana : Unjyu Kanetomo Saku Bunkyu 3 Nen 2 Gatsuhi

Ordering number : 12681 (Consignment sale)

Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)

Signature:Unjyu Kanetomo Saku
Bunkyu 3 Nen 2 Gatsuhi (1863 February)

Shinshinto:Cyujyousaku ranking:Aizu province.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 69.69 cm or 27.43 inches.
Sori : 1.21 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.02 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.12 cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane : 0.80 cm or 0.31 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with suitable sori nice looking healthy blade.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon : niedeki suguha without midair nice sharp suguha hamon.
Boshi is round shape.

Special feature : Unjyu Kanetomo is a student of the Sekido Unjyu Korekazu who belongs to 5th generation of the Kanetomo.
At the end of Edo period, the shape of the sword like this healthy strong feeling sword.
The blade is now Tokubetsu Hozon paper.

Tsuba : On the oval iron stub, amida fails are engraved.
Fuchikashira : On the iron plate, cherry blossom is engraved with silver plate.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, flower design are engraved with gold color.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 700,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 686,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)