Mounted Showa Katana
Signature: Ikeda Kane ?Tada? Saku
Forging Pattern: Muji Hada
Tempering Pattern: Unusual midare for 6 inches and then Suguha, very nice bright hamon.
Dimensions: Blade Length: 24.2 inchesNakago: 8.5 inches 7 mm thick 31 mm wide
Mountings: Completely restored mounts with nice iron fittings, ready for iai use.
Overall Condition: Excellent. Nicely polished sword with a very interesting hamon for a blade from the 40s, most likely a custom order sword.