Star Stamp Gendaito by KatsuKiyo
Signature: Inioe KatsuKiyo, Dated Showa 18 (Star Stamp)
Forging Pattern: Tight Mokume with lots of jinie
Tempering Pattern: Suguha with Gunome in Nie
Dimensions: Blade Length: 25.9 inchesNakago: 8.3 inches, 7.5mm thick, 32.5mm wide.
Mountings: Practically mint 1944 pattern gunto with ishime lacquered saya.
Overall Condition: Excellent. Some minor staining on shinogi on this otherwise mint gendai to made by an Army certified smith using tamahagane. To order a gendai of this quality today will run in excess of $10,000.