Hand Made Katana
Signature: Signed but i could not make it out, no arsenal stamp.
Forging Pattern: Could not make out
Tempering Pattern: Toran with sharp peaks in Nioi.
Dimensions: Blade Length: 25.7 inchesNakago: 8.4 inches 8 mm thick 31 mm wide
Mountings: Unusual late war shin gunto mounts with black saya and black handle base. Mounts look original to the sword.
Overall Condition: Fair. The sword has several isolated rust spots and is in its original wartime polish. The hamon has hazed but is visible at an angle. Looks to be a well forged sword with a nicely made tang.