Shinto Katana signed TadaYoshi

Signature:  Hizen Kuni Ju nin Fujiwara TadaYoshi (Gimei)
Forging Pattern:  Tight Mokume
Tempering Pattern:  Suguha
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  27.4 inchesNakago: 7 inches 7 mm thick 30 mm wide
Mountings:  Buke Zukuri mounts converted for use in WW2.  There is a black lacquered saya under the leather wrap.  Handle is original to sword, but seppas are not matched.  Silver foil habaki.
Overall Condition:  Good. Some surface rust, several small nicks on blade and scratches from cutting.  This is a nice long elegant Hizen school sword.  Extremely well balanced and sharp.

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