27 Inch High Grade Gendaito with Hi

Signature:  Minamoto YoshiChika Kitau Kore
Forging Pattern:  Tight Mokume almost Nashiji
Tempering Pattern: Gunome with Ashiin KoNie
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  27 inchesNakago: 7.2 inches 6mm thick and 29mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings:  Shirasaya
Overall Condition:  Very Good.  Some small nicks and minor rust spotting.  This is an extremely sharp, very lively well balanced sword.  Very good tight mokume hada and well executed bright hamon with Ashi.  Listed in Slough's as High Grade Gendaito.  Most swords carried by the Imperial Guards were made by YoshiChika.

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