Civilian Mounted Hand Forged Gunto
Signature: Ikeda Kane ?Tada? Saku
Forging Pattern: Muji Hada
Tempering Pattern: Unusual midare for 6 inches and then Suguha, very nice a bright hamon.
Dimensions: Blade Length: 24.2 inchesNakago: 8.5 inches 7 mm thick 31 mm wide
Mountings: Work in progress mounts...original handle foundation needs to be rewrapped, saya needs a koiguchi. Has original habaki.
Overall Condition: Excellent. Nicely polished sword with a very interesting hamon for a blade from teh 40s, most likely a custom order sword.