Star Stamp Gendaito by Nakata KaneHide
Signature: Seki Kane Hide Kore wo, Dated Showa 19 May.
Forging Pattern: Tight mokume
Tempering Pattern: Midare in nie
Dimensions: Blade Length: 25.4 inchesNakago: 8.5 inches 8 mm thick 32 mm wide
Mountings: Original 1944 pattern shin gunto mounts with sunagi. Blade is in shirasaya.
Overall Condition: Excellent. Recent polish and shirasaya and sunagi. Listed as High to Superior grade gendaito in Slough's. Blade is in excellent condition with a very bright active hamon, a great example of the often stout swords in 44 mounts.