27.5 Inch Katana in Gunto Saya
Signature: Minamoto Nobu ?
Year Made: Koto-early Shinto
Forging Pattern: Hard to tell, mokume?
Tempering Pattern: Gunome midare in nie
Dimensions: Blade Length: 27.5 inchesNakago: 7.375 inches 7 mm thick and 29 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings: Silver foil "rain" patter habaki, '34 pattern shin-gunto saya in good condition.
Overall Condition: Good. Long blade with light pitting, polisher's mei on shinogi-ji, indicates it was probably a good sword. Should polish very nicely.