Shinto Wakizashi

Signature: Hankei
Year Made: Early Shinto
Forging Pattern: Masame? 
Tempering Pattern: Suguha with Sunagashi
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  20.5 ", Nakago: 6", Mihaba: 1 1/8", Sakihaba: 7/8", Kasane: 5/16", Sori: 7/16"  
Mountings:  Shirasaya with one piece copper
Condition: This blade is in rough condition but with a good polish will improve dramatically.  There is one small kizu near the hamon but no other significant flaws.

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