ShinShinto Katana with Choji Hamon
Forging Pattern: Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Gunome Choji
Dimensions: Blade Length: 24.1 inchesNakago: 6.8 inches 4 mm thick and 25 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings: Old original saya and a shakudo foiled habaki.
Overall Condition: Fair. Rust and small areas of loose grain. Exceptionally elegant sword with a very high active hamon. This will be a very nice blade after polish. Original shakudo foiled habakis are quite rare and usually only found on high end swords.