Katana by YoshiTani With Zodiac Showa Date with Rare 'W' stamp
Signature: YoshiTani with Zodiac Showa Date with Rare 'W' stamp (F&G pg 227 xxi)
Forging Pattern: Could not make out due to poor polish
Tempering Pattern: Looks like suguha midare in nie, but difficult to make out due to condition.
Dimensions: Blade Length: 26.25 inchesNakago: 7.25 inches, 8mm thick, 32mm wide.
Mountings: Saya only.
Overall Condition: Fair. Nicely finished tang with zodiac date leaves me to believe that this is a hand made sword.