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Katana:Yoshihara Kuniie Saku.


Katana: Sirosaya.
Signature: Yoshihara Kuniie Saku.
Syowa 17 Nen 5 gatsu Kichijitsu.
The blade is polished,in a shirasaya.
Blade length:67.4 cm or26.54inches.
Sori : 2.1cm or 0.827 inch.
Width at the hamachi: 3.05cm or 1.2inches.
Width at theKissaaki: 2.38 cm or 0.937inches.
Thickness at the hamachi: 0.7cm or 0.275 inches.
Era: Syowa period.
Shape: The blade is thick and wide and deep Sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu: Small Itame hada(wood brock pattern) well graied with much Jinie attach.
Hamon: Niedeki Gunome midare hamon with Sosyu style.
Nioikuchi deep and in Ha, there are some Kinsuji and also Sunagashi work.

special feature:
Kuniyoshi was called Yoshihara Katsuyoshi who was born Meiji 26 year at Ibaragi prefecture. He was a student of Kasama Shigetsugu and on the 7 year of Syowa
He studied at Nihonto Tanren Densyujyo.
His reputation was very high and mainly he made Soden Bizen(convined Sosyu and Bizen style,) but he died 1970.
Kuniie and Yoshindo who are well high reputation as Gendai sword smith are his grandchildren.
This sword is healthy without faults and nice work.
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Price (credit card) : JPY 750,000-.