Katana by KaneZane in Civilian Mounts

Signature:  KaneZane with Sane Turtle Hot Stamp
Forging Pattern:  Tight Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Midare
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  25.5 inchesNakago: 8.25 inches 7 mm thick 31 mm wide
Mountings:  Nice gendai koshirae with Edo period mounts.  All original to the sword.
Overall Condition:  Very Good.  Nicely mounted sword made in the 1940s for civilian use.  Good quality shakudo menuki and copper and shakudo fuchi kashira from the 1800s.  Sword has a nick in (see pictures) but otherwise perfect with no rust or stains.  Handle wrap is 100% intact.  Hamon is very bright and well executed.  For more information on this smith, please follow this link.

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