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Gunto Katana

Katana(Gunto): Nagamitsu


Katana(Gunto) in army Koshirae (with Tsuka rain cover)

Signature : Nagamitsu

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 65.6 cm or inches.
Sori : 1.7 cm or inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.31 cm or inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.27 cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.81 cm or inches.
Era : Showa period.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick healthy blade.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki Ko-Gunome Midare with Ko-Ashi.

Special feature : According to the sword expert,
Nagamitsu was working at the Okayama prison during war time.
If the blade is polished in the near future,
the blade looks much better than Yasukuni shrine blade like Yasunobu and Yasushige class.
Recently it is rather difficult to buy Emura and Nagamitsu.

Koshirae: army Koshirae with Tsuka rain cover

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 320,000 JPY-

-Gunto, Katana