Wakizashi in Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Signature: Harima Daijo Fujiwara Tadakuni
The blade was polished.
Habaki:single silver habaki.
Blade length : 47.87 cm or 18.84 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.63 cm or 1.03 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.1 cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane : 0.5 cm or 0.19 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick healthy blade.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : niedeki gunome midair and tobiyaki work.
Special feature : Harima Daijyo Fujiwara Tadakuni was a son of the Hizen Yoshiie. He was high ranking and cut well sword.
The blade has NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicyo token.
The signature is not clear and difficult to say 100% genuine sword.
Tsuba :On the iron sukashi Tsuba, some family crests are engraved.
Fuchikashira : On the Shibuichi, the horse is engraved.
Saya : black roaro saya.
Menuki : dragonfly is engraved.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.