Civilian Mounted Showato Katana
Signature: Seki Ju KaneKado
Forging Pattern: Tight Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Suguha in Nioi
Dimensions: Blade Length: 25.25 inchesNakago: 7.25 inches 7 mm thick and 30 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings: Original Showa period civilian mounts
Overall Condition: Fair. The sword is in its original polish and has some rust and hazing. This smith is listed in Slough's book in page 43 as a medium to high grade showato, he also won the 5th seat in the 1941 Exhibition.