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Gunto Katana

Katana: Yasumitsu

Ordering number : 09262

Katana in Shirasaya(Guarantee: NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature : Yasumitsu

The blade was polished.
Habaki: copper single habaki typical Yasukuni To.
Blade length :63.9 cm or 25.15 inches.
Sori : 1.6 cm or 0.62 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :2.97 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.95 cm or 0.76 inches.
Kasane : 0.72 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Showa period.
Shape : The blade is regular size thickness and width.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon : Konoe deck Suguha and small Ashi with soft feeling Nioikuchi.
Boshi is round shape.

Special feature : The blade looks like Bizen Sanenaga Kamakura period.
Yasumitsu was born Meiji 12th at Yamagata prefecture
which is located nothern part of Japan and died at 16th of Syowa(1941).
His name Yasumitsu was given from Army minister Araki Sadao.
He was a student of the Ikeda Isyu and worked as manager of Nihonto Tanrenkai.
While he was working, he made a sword as Gotoba Tenno 700 year festival.
and also made a sword for His Highness Prince Mikasa at the age of youth ceremony.
He is well high reputation but his posthumous works are few because he died 16th of Showa.

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

Price : 550,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)

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