Gendaito By Hatano AkiNobu
ignature: gunSui AkiNobu. Dated Kooki NiSenRoHakuYonNen March. 2604 years after the founding of the Japanese Empire (1944)
Forging Pattern: Could not make out due to polish
Tempering Pattern: Crab claw hamon
Dimensions: Blade Length: 25.8 inchesNakago: 9.25 inches, 7 mm thick, 32 mm wide.
Overall Condition: Very Good. This is a famous smith from the AkiHide group. A well meaning owner must have brightened up the polish with silver polish and mirrored the sword, jihada is not clearly visible.