Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Aoi-mon Yasutsugu Oite Echizen Saku kore Ikakire (Echizen Third generation)
The blade was polished.
habaki:silver single habaki.
Blade length : 48.2 cm or 18.97 inches.
Sori : 1.5cm or 0.59inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.19 cm or 1.25 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.20 cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.64 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era :Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide(3,19cm) and thick healthy blade and small suriage style.
Jitetsu :koitame had well grained with jinie attach and small chikei beautiful texture.
Hamon : Niedeki Gunome wavy temper line with many ashi.
boshi is round shape .
Special feature : He was 3rd son of the first generation Yasutusugu.
At 2nd generation, Yasutsugu family devised 2 sections Echizen and Edo.
He succeeded 3rd generation Echizen family.
This sword is wide and thick healthy blade.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.