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.

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