Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae
Signature : Kouki 2603 nen 5 gatuhi
Yasutsugu saku no
The blade was polished.
Habaki : copier single habaki.
Blade length : 65.9 cm or 25.94 inches.
Sori : 2.1 cm or 0.82 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.32 cm or 1.30 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.33 cm or 0.91 inches.
Kasane : 0.64 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Syowa period war time.
Shape : The blade is wide(3,32cm) and thick with deeper sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair and cyoji midair mixed withashi.
Boshi is round shape noter mixed.
Special feature : Yasutsugu was called Yoshimi Takematsu at Hakodate prefecture Hokkaido.
He was working at army sword commissioned sword maker and got the prize of army sword contest.
Tsuba :On the round shaped iron stub some design is engraved open work.
Fuchikashira : Knitted stitches are making by silver plate.
Saya : Shark skin.
Aoi Art estimation paper : Whole Oshigata.