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Katana:Mumei (unsigned) Den (Osafune Norimitsu) Discounted!!!


Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature:Mumei (unsigned) Den (Osafune Norimitsu)

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 68.18 cm or 26.84 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.85 cm or 1.12 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.08 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.50 cm or 0.19 inches.
Era : Muromachi period.
Shape : The blade is oosuriage mumei (cut shortened) with regular sized.
Jitetsu :Itame hada well grained with jinie attach and visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha hamon with ashi. Boshi is Hakikake style.

Special feature : The founder of Norimitsu started from late Kamakura period to late Muromachi period. He is well known great sword maker during Kansho to Bunmei era.
This blade has very beautiful Jitetsu and nice good condition.

NBTHK Hozon Paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 350,000