Gendai Ishido Katana

Signature:  Ishido Saku
Forging Pattern:  Poor Polish, could not make out
Tempering Pattern:  Choji Midare
Dimensions:  Length:  26.25 inchesNakago: 8.3 inches  
Mountings:  Leather covered black lacquered wood saya with high quality 39 pattern gunto handle.
Overall Condition:  Exceptionally forged sword in Choji hamon that is typical of the Ishido den.  Nice graceful koto shape with deep curvature.  There are some deep rust pits in the monouchi area.  This blade should polish out very nicely. 

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