Papered Oei Bizen Masamitsu O-Suriage Katana
Forging Pattern: Mokume with Itame
Tempering Pattern: Chiji Midare with Utsure
Dimensions: Blade Length: 23.75 inchesNakago: 6.25 inches 5 mm thick and 26 mm wide at Hamachi
Overall Condition: Excellent. A rare opportunity to own a fully restored and papered Oei Bizen sword. This was a katana that was shortened by about 5 inches to just short of being a Katana. NTHK paper attributed to MasaMitsu, a very highly rated smith that worked in the 1300s.