Signed Naoiye Sword in Shirasaya with Fujishiro paper
Signature: Oite Nanki Naoiye zo no
Year Made: 1716

Forging Pattern: Ko Itame with Jinie
Tempering Pattern:   Suguha-deki with Ashi and deep nioikuchi in places
Dimensions:   Nagasa 31 1/32", Nakago:  8 5/8", Mihaba:  1 1/4", Sakihaba:  ", Kasane:  5/16", Sori:  3/4"  
Mountings:   Shirasaya. 
Overall Condition:  The polish is very fine and the shirasaya is very nice with only minor dents.  The habaki is a one piece with gold foil and in excellent condition. 
  811KAT2