Signature: Bungo Kami Minamoto Masatomi (Shozen)
Kouga Tsukuru kore
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Double habaki with gold color
Blade length : 52.8cm or 20.8 inches.
Sori : 1.1cm or 0.43inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.13cm or 1.23inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.11 cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane : 0.75cm or 0.3inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun Circa 1661-1672.
Shape : It is wide and thick with ample sori. It is long kissaki healthy shape wakizashi.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada with mixture of masa. Jinie is well attached.
Hamon : NIe structure suguha from the hamachi.
There is gunome midare, deep nie, boushi round end.
Special feature : Bungo Kami Minamoto Masatomi(syozen) moved to Owari Nagoya
from Mino province. Generally his swords are wide and thick healthy blade.
His swords are nice reputation for cut well sword like a copy of the famous Kanemoto.
NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.