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.