Tanto in Shirasaya
Signature : Kunihiro
Showa 62 nen 2 gatsu hi (1987)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Kunihiro belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 23.9 cm or 9.40 inches.
Sori : 0.3 cm or 0.11 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.4 cm or 0.94 inches.
Kasane : 0.685 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Showa period.
Shape : Regular size, healthy blade.
Jitetsu : Itame Hada, Masa Nagare with Jinie attach. There are Chikei.
Hamon : Nie Deki, tight Gunome Midare. In Ha, there are Ashi.
Boshi is round shape.
Special feature : Kunihiro is a sword smith in Fukuoka prefecture.
He also called Akitsugu. He studied under Miyairi Yukihira(living national tresure).
He got some prize. His real name is Nakao Sanjiro.
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.