ShinShinto Katana with Choji Hamon

Signature:  Mumei
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.

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