Gendai Katana With Groove
Forging Pattern: Masame with Itame
Tempering Pattern: Notare with sunagashi in konie and nioi
Dimensions: Blade Length: 26.4 inchesNakago: 7.8 inches, 8.5mm thick, 33mm wide.
Mountings: Plain iron fuchi kashira with Aoi Mon Menuki, shakudo foil tsuba and old saya. Note: the fittings are not original to this blade but fits it quite well. The saya will require a little bit of additional. All fittings are from the Edo period.
Overall Condition: Excellent. Blade is in nice clean polish. This is an exceptionally forged blade with lots of activity in the hamon and a nicely finished nakago.