Naganata in Shirasaya signed Ishido MasaToshi

Signature:  Heianjo Ishido Ukon Masatoshi
Year Made:  Shinto, approx 16606
Forging Pattern: Itame
Tempering Pattern: Midare In Nie and Nioi
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  15.8 inchesNakago: 7.25 inches 7 mm thick and 34 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings: Shirasaya and solid silver habaki.  The blade appears to be in its original pre-war polish and is slightly hazed over.  Details in the Ji and Hamon are somewhat difficult to see under normal light.  Nice healthy naginata that has no visible flaws.

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