Shinto: Jyojyosaku: Owazamono: Hizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This sword belongs to Jyojyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :Silver double foiled habaki
Blade length : 57.0 cm or 22.44 inches.
Sori : 1.5cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.97cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the kissaki: 2.18cm or 0.85 inches.
Kasane : 0.67cm or 0.26 inches.
Era: Early Edo period Circa Kanei to Kanbun(1624-1672)
Shape : sIt is wide and thick deep sori long kissaki nice shape wakizashi.
Jitetsu: Koitame hada well grained iwth jinie attached.
It is Konuka hada unique to Hizen blades.
Hamon: Nie deki suguha with deep nioiguchi.
There is Kuicihgaiba. The habuchi and nioiguchi is soft feeling.
Special feature : Tadahiro is a sword smith of Hizen province.
He is the son of the famous first geneartion Tadayoshi.
His real name is Hashimoto Heisakuro.
On year 18th of Kanei(1641) when he was 29 yeas old,
he has received the Oumi daijyo. After he received the title of Koshirae: