Signature: Noshu Ju Asano KaneZane Saku Kore with Kokuin and Sho Stamp.
Year Made: 1940s
Forging Pattern: Tight Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Midare in KoNie.
Dimensions: Blade Length: 27.25 inchesNakago: 9.25 inches 6.5 mm thick and 32 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings: Original all matching ShinGunto. One seppa missing.
Overall Condition: Very Good. Unusual long custom ordered KaneZane in original polish. Some stains and scratches on this sword that most likely saw quite a bit of action in the Pacific. Follow this link to learn more about this smith.