27.25 Shinto Katana in Handachi Mounts
Year Made: 1600s
Forging Pattern: Itame
Tempering Pattern: Suguha
Dimensions: Blade Length: 27.25 inchesNakago: 7.75 inches 7 mm thick and 28 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings: Habaki Only and original iron Handachi Mounts. Tsuba and kurikata missing.
Overall Condition: Good. Classic shinto katana with excellent balance and an elegant curve. There is some loose grain and 2 fukure about 8 inches from the hamachi. In original pre war polish with some stable rust and hazing. It is exceedingly difficult to find original iron handachi mounts.