Gendaito in Civilian Mounts
Signature: Bishu ju KaneNobu
Year Made: Probably early 1940's
Forging Pattern: Itame
Tempering Pattern: Gonome
Dimensions: Nagasa: 26 1/8", Nakago: 7 3/4", Mihaba: 1 1/4", Sakihaba: 7/8", Kasane: 1/4", Sori: 1/2"
Mountings: All the koshirae appears to be modern except for the tsuba which may be shinshinto. The ito is nice, tight and well done with good same. The fuchikashira are Omori style waves. This would be a good Iai practice sword.
Overall Condition: The blade is in good shape, no damage at all with a very decent polish.