Koto Katana in ShiraSaya

Signature:  Mumei
Year Made:  1500s
Forging Pattern: Itame
Tempering Pattern: Midare
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  26.25 inchesNakago: 7.25 inches 7 mm thick and 29 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings:  Shirasaya.  Nicely forged with very active itame hada.  Tempering is weak in the boshi but still shaves brass.  Some grain openings, see pics for details.

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