Katana in Koshirae
Signature : Yasutoshi
Heisei 22 nen Shogatu Kichijitsu (New year 2010)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 74.9 cm or 29.48 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.42cm or 1.34 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 3.11cm or 1.22 inches.
Kasane : 0.63cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : modern times (2010)
Shape : It is wide 3.42cm wide and thick strong work. It is long kissaki magnificent work.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached. It is muji style jitetsu.
Hamon : Nie deki with rather tight gunome midare. Ashi is attached. Boshi is round turnback.
Special feature : Yasutoshi is a sword smith from Tokyo.
He is well known for making sharp katana.
This work is wide and thick “chunky” work.
Koshirae : Gendai Koshirae