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Katana: Yaguwa Yasutake Seitan kore (Mukansa swordsmith)

Ordering number : 14193

Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.(Guarantee NBTHK Hozon paper.)

Signature : Yaguwa Yasutake Seitan kore (Mukansa swordsmith)

The blade was polished
Habaki : Gold Single Foiled Habaki
Blade length : 76.7 cm or 3.01 inches.
Sori : 2.3 cm or 0.90 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.16 cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.23 cm or 0.87inches.
Kasane : 0.75 cm or 0.29 inches.
Era : Modern times.
Shape : Wide and thick with Sori.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attached.
Hamon : Nie Deki Suguha. There are many Ko-Ashi and Yo.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi. Boshi is round shape.

Special feature : Yaguwa Yasutake was a sword maker of Yasukuni to sword smith.
He was born at Meiji 42nd December 7th and after that he studied
at a student of the Ikeda Yasumitsu. He also made Yasukuni swords at the Yasukuni shrine.
But he left few swords only 30 pieces during his work at Yasukuni shrine.
After the war ended, he continued sword making with his old name Yasutake.
He got the title of the Muukansa at Showa 57th.
From that period he made many swords during his life.
He passed away Showa 58 September 15th age 73 years.
This blade is gorgeous and long sword.

Koshirae :
Tsuba :Round shape Iron Tsuba, bamboo is engraved. Late Edo period.
Fuchikashira : Copper, cherry blossoms and wave are engraved with gold color. Late Edo period.
Saya : Black roiro Saya.
Menuki : Shakudo, boat is engraved. Late Edo period.
Kozuka : Copper, person is engraved.
Kogatana : Modern times.

We guarantee NBTHK Hozon Paper (The paper is NOT issued yet).
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 600,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 588,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)