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Gunto Katana

Katana(Gunto): Masamitsu

Ordering number : 13714

Katana(Gunto) in Koshirae

Signature : Masamitsu
Showa 18 Nen 12 Gatsu(December, 1943)

Blade length : 66.8 cm or 26.29 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.37 cm or 1.33 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.25cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 0.80cm or 0.31 inches.
Era : Showa period wartime.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick healthy blade.
It is typical wartime shape katana.
Jitetsu :Muji plain style mirror like jigane.
Hamon : Nioideki gunome midare and choji midare mixed.

Special feature : The blade was made by machine not forged blade.
Masamitsu was working during war time but not mentioned on the book.

Koshirae : Perfect condition army gunto koshirae.
Recently it is difficult to buy such kind of neat condition army mounting. It is very rare.

*Polishing cost will be added ¥50,000
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 220,000 JPY-
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)

-Gunto, Katana