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Katana - Kanenobu - Shirasaya/Uchigatana Koshirae with Gunto Saya - Ubu Nakago - Koto Era

$112.43

This sword was made by Kanenobu of Mino. The blade is in very sound condition but is slightly dull. There is a 6 cm forging flaw in the center of the blade. One side of the blade is slightly cloudy from the tip to about 25 cm. The hamon pattern is a typical Mino style of choji midare, and the grain is itame. The fitting is Uchigatana style with a military(Gunto style) scabbard. Shirasaya is also included for storage. The tsuba, fuchi/kashira, menuki, and tsukamaki hilt are all original and in good condition. The scabbard was remade for military swords during World War II.

  • Blade length: 63.2 cm
  • Curvature: 1.5 cm
  • Number of Mekugi hole: 1
  • Sakihaba: 20.0 mm
  • Sakikasane: 5.0 mm
  • Motohaba: 30.0 mm
  • Motokasane: 8.0 mm
  • Signature: Kanenobu
  • Era: Koto
  • Structure: Shinogi-zukuri, Iori-mune
  • Jitetsu: Itame
  • Hamon: Choji Midare
  • Boshi: Ichimai-boshi
  • Weight(blade only): 610 g
  • Nakago: Ubu

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