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Katana:Sagami no Kami Minamoto Tamehiro.

Ordering number : 12129
Katana in Shirasaya

Guarantee : NBTHK Hozon Paper.

Signature: Sagami no Kami Minamoto Tamehiro.

Shinto: Settsu province

The blade was polished by good polisher.
Blade length : 69.1 cm or 27.2 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.04 cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.94 cm or 0.76 inches.
Kasane : 0.62 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is regular size and small sori Kanbun shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach nice jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha from the Hamachi area and then gunome midare hamon and round shaped.Boshi Yakisage deep style.
On the Shinogiji, there are some Yakiba.

Special feature : Sagami Kami Tamehiro was working at Settsu province.
The sword is good meat nice sword.

Historical background: 1669 Kanbun 9th At Hokkaido northern part of Japan native habitant lived but branch of Edo shogunate Matsumae clan wanted to occupy Hokkaido.
Chief Sharksyin struggled against this policy and fought by using bow and arrows.
But Japanese Samurai used western gun. So generally their strength is weaken.
Matumae clan tried to make peace with Chief Sharksyin and finally agreed.
At the reconciliatory party, Matumae clan broke the promise and killed them.
Unfortunately the Ainu people defeated soon.

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

Price (credit card) : JPY 480,000-.
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(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)