Katana : Yagumo Yokota Masatome Saku(stamp of Minatogawa shrine)
Katana in Shirasaya(Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Yagumo Yokota Masatome Saku
Showa 20 nen 8 gatsu Kichijitsu
(There is a engraved stamp of Minatogawa shrine)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: wooden Habaki.
Blade length : 65.15 cm or 25.64 inches.
Sori : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.36 cm or 1.32 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.35 cm or 0.92 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Showa period, during war time.
Shape : Wide and thick Katana.
Jigane : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach and visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare withh many Ashi.
Boshi is Midarekomi style.
Special feature: Yagumo Yokota Masatome succeeded during war time.
He made the sword for naval officer. Almost navy man passed away with ship. So there are only a few remaining. The Jigane is nice.
Yasukumi shrine swords and Minatogawa shrine swords are few and precious. We recommend this sword for you.
(We guarantee this blade will pass NBTHK Hozon Shinsa.
We will submit to NBTHK Shinsa if requested. The NBTHK Shinsa fee will be 27,000 JPY.)
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.