Signature: NoShu Seki Ju Ichimonji Minamoto AmaHide Kitau Kore, Full dess marks, no arsenal stamps.
Forging Pattern: Masame with Itame
Tempering Pattern: Suguha Midare in ko nie with lots of activity.
Dimensions: Blade Length: 25.25 inchesNakago: 8.25 inches 7mm thick 29mm wide
Mountings: All original 39 pattern shin gunto mounts.
Overall Condition: Very Good. This is an unusual mei for Amahide, according to Sloguh's book, this is most likely a DaiSaku Daimei by Ido Hidetoshi, Amahide's son. This sword is very elegant and has a lot of activity in the hamon. A must have for Amahide collectors. Some scratches in the monouchi area and some small areas of rust.