KaneZane Katana

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.

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