Wakizashi in Koshirae
Signature : Yasumitsu(Not Guranantee)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Yasumitsu(Not Guranantee) belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
Habaki: Copper Ganseki Habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 44.0 cm or 17.32 inches.
Sori : 1.28 cm or 0.50 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.80 cm or 1.10 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.25 cm or 0.88 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Murokachi period.
Shape : Reglar size, Osuriage Mumei Wakizashi.
Jitetsu : The mixture of Itame Hada and Mokume Hada with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Nioikuchi Fu Gunome Midare and Choji Midare.
Boshi is Hakikake and flame shape style.
Special feature : There is a signature Yasumitsu.
But unfortunately this is Gimei(fake).
If remove the signature, the blade pass the NBTHK Hozon.
We guess that blade is Bizen around middle Muromachi period.
The Jigane is nice and brilliant Gunome and Choji Midare.
The Koshirae is also nice and males a good show.
Tsuba : Thick iron Tsuba, flower design is engraved with open work.
Fuchikashira : Shakudo Nanako, family crest is engraved with gold color.
Saya : Black Ishime Ji Saya.
Menuki : Shakudo, Kiri Mon is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka : Shakudo, person is engraved with gold color.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.