Long Soshu Tanto

Signature:  Yukishige
Year Made:  Late Koto early Shinto
Forging Pattern: shoshu
Tempering Pattern: Suguha
Dimensions:  Blade Length:  13.81 inchesNakago: 4 inches 5 mm thick and 30 mm wide at Hamachi
Mountings:  none.
Overall Condition:  Poor. Tip is broken off, possibly repairable, hamon appears to run off edge of blade. Appears to be some nice soshu workmanship in the Ji.

SwordsElliott Tan