Katana - Mumei(No Signature) - Uchigatana Koshirae - Suriage Nakago - Shinshinto Era


This sword has a typical Bakumatsu style, with a shallow curvature and a wide blade width. The sword is very well preserved, and the fitting ornaments are original and in very good condition. There are a few flaws on the blade, but no hagire. The sword was originally smithed with a longer blade, but was shortened with the suri-age method. It is in the style of uchigatana, with chrysanthemum patterns on the scabbard, fuchi-gane, tsuka-gashira, and kogai. Considering the length and condition of the sword, it is a very reasonably priced sword.

  • Blade length: 75.2 cm
  • Curvature: 0.8 cm
  • Number of Mekugi hole: 3
  • Sakihaba:  20.5 mm
  • Sakikasane: 5.0 mm
  • Motohaba:  32.0 mm
  • Motokasane:  6.5 mm
  • Signature: No signature(Mumei)
  • Era: Shinshinto
  • Structure: Shinogi-zukuri, Iori-mune
  • Jitetsu: Itame with Mokume
  • Hamon: Notare with Midare
  • Boshi: Nakamaru
  • Weight(without Saya):  1,160 g
  • Nakago: Suriage
  • Koshirae: Black silk tsuka wrapping with tamenuri lacquered saya

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