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Wakizashi: Mutsu Kami Kaneshige.


Wakizashi in Shirasaya( Guarantee: NBTHK Tokubetsu hozon paper)

Signature: Mutsu Kami Kaneshige.

Shinto:Jyo saku ranking: Wazamono cutting test ranking:Settsu province.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 37.2 cm or 14.64 inches.
Sori : 1 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi :2.98 cm or 1.17 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.14 cm or0.84 inches.
Kasane : 0.57 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick with deep sori nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach beautiful oosaka texture.
Hamon : From the Hamachi suguha with thick nioikuchi and then gunome midair
and large gunome midair mix with active wildish hamon.
In Hamon, there are many sunagashi and kinsuji scatter. Boshi is hakikake style and yakisage deep.

Special feature : He was born at Tango province and moved to Oosaka province
and became a student of the Hidari Mutsu.After that he became a son of the Mutsu Kami Kaneshige.
He and his son was under wings of Mizuno Daimyo family and mucked to Shinsyu Matsumoto province.
His signature is similar to his father Mutsu Kami Kaneshige cut the signature opposite way.
Also this blade is unusual way one side Mutu kami and on the back, Kaneshige.
The blade is wonderful willdish vivid Hamon.
We strangle recommend this sword for you.

We guarantee NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper (The paper is NOT issued yet).
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 300,000 JPY-