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Gunto Katana

Katana:Musashi Jyu Akitomo Saku.


Katana: in Shirasaya with two Koshirae
Signature: Musashi Jyu Akitomo Saku. (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Koki 2603 nen 3 gatsu Kichizitsu

The blade is polished in Shirasaya.
Blade length:68.4cm or26.93 inches.
Sori: 1.6cm or0.63 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.18cm or1.252 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.2 cm or0.866inches.
Thickess at the hamachi: 0.725cm or 0.285inches.
Era:Syowa period.
Shape: The blade is wide and thick healthy blade and deep sori and longer Kissaki.
Jitetsu:(texture)Itame hada well grained with much Jinie attach.
Hamon: Niedeki Gunome Midare hamon and Cyoji midare hamon mix.
In hamon, there are many ashi scatted and a lot of activities like small
Kinsuji and Sunagashi.

Special feature:He was working during the war time as Japanese army
sword craft man from army's order and got Nyusen prize and Yusyu
prize(top prize excellent result)
He was studied at Kurihara Hikosaburo and Kasama Shigetsugu.
The blade is small rust on the Ji, so we will polish this part before shipping.
His sword is almost always above standard compare with other sword smiths.

Koshirae : Gunto koshirae and Koshirae
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 600,000-



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