Katana:Keishin Hishu 8dai Ju Minamoto Moriyoshi Kin saku kore
Ordering number : 11582
Katana in Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature:Keishin Hishu 8dai Ju Minamoto Moriyoshi Kin saku kore
Showa Kanoto i nen 7gatu Kichijitsu(July 1971)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 73.0 cm or 28.74 inches.
Sori : 1.9 cm or 0.74 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.35 cm or 1.31 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.37 cm or 0.93 inches.
Kasane : 0.69 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Gendai. period(1971).
Shape : The blade is wide (3.35cm)and thick gouges sword.
Jitetsu :Itame had well grained with jinie attach with chikei work.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midare up and down.
Kissaki is midarekomi boshi.
Special feature : Minamoto Moriyoshi was born at Kumamoto prefecture Yatsushiro province.
He studied at Kongo Hyouei Moritaka Yasuhiro.
He became Mukansa sword maker at Syowa 60(1985) and well known sword maker. He passed away Heisei2nd year 70 years of age.
He adore the Koyomaro and made his copies a lot.
Some swords are very close to Kiyomaro.
This sword is his typical work wide and thick gorgeous sword.
Tsuba :On the round shaped iron Tsuba, family crests are engraved.
Fuchikashira :waves are engraved by silver plate.
Saya : Black isimeji saya.
Menuki : On the brass, kayo moon is engraved.
NBTHK Hozon Paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price (credit card) : JPY 650,000-.
Price (bank transfer) :JPY 637,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)