Tanto : Bishu Osafune Kagemitsu/A Day in August (Not guarantee)
Tanto in Shirasaya
Signature : There is signature engraved Bishu Osafune Kagemitsu
A Day in August (Not guarantee)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 29.4 cm or 11.57 inches.
Sori : 0.1 cm or 0.04 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.57 cm or 1.01 inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period.
Shape : It is nice shape katana.
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with Jinie attached. It is clear Jigane.
Hamon : Gunome midare with Sakasa Choji midare.
Special feature : There is no reference to this signature and it could also be Gimei so we do not gurantee this tanto.
Kagemitsu was famous in Bizen school but there were also sword smith in Kashu group.