Shinto Wakizashi by KatsuKuni

Signature:  Iyo DaiJo Tachibana KatsuKuni NBTHK Hozon Papers
Forging Pattern:  Itame
Tempering Pattern:  Midare in KoNie and Nioi
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  21.2 inchesNakago: 6.2 inches, 7 mm thick, 30 mm wide. 
Mountings:  Shirasaya and Mint period Koshirae
Overall Condition:  Excellent.  In recent polish, shirasaya and NBTHK papers.  Some loose grain from polishing, but otherwise a very well forged and preserved sword.

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