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Wakizashi : Tsushima Kami Tachibana Tsunemitsu

Ordering number : 12553

Wakizashi in Shirasaya

Signature : Tsushima Kami Tachibana Tsunemitsu.
Guarantee NBTHK Hozon paper.
Shinto : Jyosaku ranking : Ryowazamono:Musashi.

The blade was polished.
Habaki:Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 53.2 cm or 20.94 inches.
Sori : 1.0 cm or 0.39 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.96 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.97 cm or 0.77 inches.
Kasane : 0.62 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Edo period Keian era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick with longer kissaki nice looking shape.

Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach nice Jigane.
On the sashiomote from the Hamachi area, some lose Jigane appear but not so bad. On the Ji, there is very clear Utsuri appear.
Hamon : Konie deki Cyoji midair and in Ha, there are ash and Yo work.Boshi is Sansaku style round shape.

Special feature : Tsunemitsu is Heki family name and called Ichinijyo who was born at Kosyu Oumi Gamo province.
He and other sword makers belonged to Oumi school, moved to Edo and made Ichimonji style swords and called Edo Ishido school.
Tsunemitsu and Mitsuhira and also Munehiro are well known sword makers of Ichimonji school and influenced a lot like first generation Musashi Daijyo Korekazu and other sword makers.
He changed name ,Tsushima Kami Tsunemitsu, Busyu Jyu Tsushima Kami Tsunemitsu,Tsushima Kami Tachibana Nyudo Tsunemitsu,Chikyu Tsunemitsu Nyudo.
Shinto Ichimonji sometimes removed the signature and changed to old Koto Ichimonji.
But generally Shinto Ichimonji's Shinogi is Masame hada. So it is rather easier to distinguish whether the blade is old or not.
But sometimes On the shinoge, Bo-hi is engraved and difficult to distinguish whether the blade is old or not.
It means, these sword makers like this sword are quite nice tequnique.
The blade is very good quality so the blade might upgrade to NBTHK Tokubetsu hozon.

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

Price:JPY 300,000-. (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)