Handachi Mounted Shinto Wakizashi
Signature: Bushu ju Teru Shige Saku
Forging Pattern: Itame/Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Midare in Ko nie.
Dimensions: Blade Length: 20.6 inchesNakago: 5.9 inches, 7 mm thick, 29 mm wide.
Mountings: Original handachi mounts with shakudo and green aogai saya. Menukis of plums and iron tsuba of dragons. Very difficult to find a nice originally mounted sword in this condition. Only thing missing is the horn kurikata which could be easily replaced.
Overall Condition: Very good but blade could do with a polish. Looks like someone too a grinder to the blade and left some scratches on the edge.