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Wakizashi : Seki Zenjyoke Musashi Kami Yoshikado


Wakizashi in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)

Signature : Seki Zenjyoke Musashi Kami Yoshikado.

The blade was polished.
Habaki : Syakudo single habaki.
Blade length : 50.60 cm or 19.92 inches.
Sori : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.20 cm or 1.25 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.39 cm or 0.94 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with small sori Kanbun shape very healthy blade.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with Jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon : From Hamachi, suguha and then gunome midair Togari gunome with thick nioikuch and soft Habuchi, Tobiyaki active hamon.
Boshi is double rod yakiba.

Special feature : Seki Zenjyoke Musashi Kami Yoshikado is a stream of the Zenjyo seek school.
He was a younger brother of Echizen Kami Yoshikado and then he became a student of the Oomura Koboku.
He became a special sword maker of the Mito Mitsukuni and received the name of the Bando Taro Shizumasa Bokuden.
He was called Kawamura Ichizaemon and well known sword smith as cut well sword during these days.
So during Edo period, his fake swords were made.
We obtained NBTHK Tokubetsu hozon paper already.
He passed away Teikyo 5th July 28th.
We strongly recommend this Bokuden as investment sword.
The blade is very healthy without Kizu and flow and also rare item.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : JPY 500,000-.