Tanto in Shirasaya with Koshirae.
Signature : Yoshinari
Heisei 3 nen 11 gatsu hi (November 1991)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 26.8 cm or 10.55 inches.
Sori :0.0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.67 cm or 1.05 inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Modern times.
Shape : Rather thick nice shape Tanto.
Jigane : The mixture of Ko-Itame Hada and Mokume Hada with Jinie attach.
The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare and Chosji Midare with thick Nioikuchi.
Special feature : Yoshinari is a sword smith of Aichi prefecture.
His real name is Kimura Seiki. The Jigane and thick Nioikuchi Hamon are so nice.
We guess that he made this blade with his full energy.
Koshirae : modern times.
Tsuba : Elliptical shape silver Tsuba, dragon is engraved.
Fuchikashira: Silver, wave design is engraved.
Saya : Nashiji Saya with round shape silver dragon.
Menuki : Large size Menuki, dragon is engraved.
Kojiri: Kurikata: wave design is engraved.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.