Hirazukuri Tanto by MasaTsugu with NTHK Papers
Signature: Arisugawa Miya Maiko Niwa MasaTsugu Saku.
Year Made: Meiji 43, August
Forging Pattern: Itame
Tempering Pattern: O-Gunome Notara
Dimensions: Blade Length: 14.25", Nakago: 4.25", Mihaba: 1 1/4", Kasane: 7/32"
Mountings: Comes in shirasaya with a one piece silver habaki
Overall Condition: The blade is in very nice condition with no forging problems.