ShinShakuto Katana by SukeTsune in Shirasaya and Koshirae
Signature: RyuSeiShi SukeTsune Saku. Dated Showa 47yr 8 month. 1973
Forging Pattern: Mokume with Itame
Tempering Pattern: Gunome Midare in nie.
Dimensions: Blade Length: 26 inchesNakago: 8 inches 7.8mm thick 33.5mm wide
Mountings: Shirasaya and Complete Koshirae with iron tsuba of mums, iron fuchi kashira of kabuto and menukis of flowers.
Overall Condition: Excellent. Completely polished and mounted. Restoration and fittings alone on this sword costs about $3000. This is a exceptionally well made gendaito, ready for the display case or for use in Iai.