Mounted Shinto Katana
Forging Pattern: Itame Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Notare in Nioi
Dimensions: Blade Length: 27.6 inchesNakago: 7.4 inches, 7 mm thick, 31 mm wide.
Mountings: Restored for iai, most likely by Fred Loheman. All reproduction metal fittings.
Overall Condition: Good. This sword was remounted by a martial artist for iai and cutting practice. Nice stout shinto sword with active hamon. There is a ware in the shinogi ji.