Tachi: Nankai Taro Masataka / Showa 48 nen 2 gatsu hi (February 1973)
Tachi in Shirasaya
Signature : Nankai Taro Masataka
Showa 48 nen 2 gatsu hi (February 1973)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 76.0 cm or 29.92 inches.
Sori : 2.8 cm or 1.10 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.12 cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.07 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.73 cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Modern times.
Shape: Wide 3.12cm and thick blade.
Hamon: Nie Deki, Gunome Midare and Choji Midare mix.
In Ha, there are many Ashi and Yo. Boshi is sharp pointed round shape.
Special feature : Nankai Taro Masataka is a descendant of the Nankai Taro Tomotaka
who was successful in Edo period. Masatana's real name is Morioka Toshio.
He was a swordsmith of Chiba prefecture. He passed away.
This blade is marvelous workmanship and has gorgeous Hamon.