Mounted Shinto Katana
Forging Pattern: Itame with masame
Tempering Pattern: Midare
Dimensions: Blade Length: 26.8 inchesNakago: 8.5 inches
Mountings: Buke Zukuri with Matching mito fuchi kashira and menuki of bugs in very high relief. Nice iron tsuba of similar theme. Handle is not original to sword and handle wrap is armature restoration.
Overall Condition: Very good. Could use a new polish, some isolated rust spots and hazing.