Shinshinto Blade in WW II Mounts in recent polish
Year Made: Shinshinto
Forging Pattern: Itame
Tempering Pattern: Notare with ashi
Dimensions: Nagasa: 27 3/8", Nakago: 8", Mihaba: 1 9/32", Sakihaba: 27/32", Kasane: 1/4", Sori: 5/8"
Mountings: WW II Guntowith foiled habaki
Overall Condition: Good. Blade was recently polished by Josiah Boomershine. There are sword cuts in the mune (see last 3 pictures) that were left behind and not polished out as tradition. The koshirae is all very good quality and in excellent condition. There is a family mon in the fuchi. The habaki is foiled and appears to be shibuichi. It is in very serviceable condition and has superb balance.