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.