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    15th Century Japanese Katana Sword With 18th Century Fittings Swords

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    • 15th Century Japanese Katana Sword With 18th Century Fittings  Swords for sale in United Kingdom
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    • 15th Century Japanese Katana Sword With 18th Century Fittings  Swords for sale in United Kingdom
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    • 15th Century Japanese Katana Sword With 18th Century Fittings  Swords for sale in United Kingdom
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    ~ 15th Century Japanese Katana Sword With 18th Century Fittings ~


    The civilian katana comes with its dark brown, near black painted bamboo scabbard decorated with white sea shell birds with hints of mother of pearl.

    The blade is made in the ‘shinogi-kukuri’ pattern.

    Its mune (blade back) is shaped in the 'Ihori' style and its kissaki (point) is ‘o’ (long).

    The boshi (sword tip) hamon is shaped in the yakizume (no turn-back) pattern.

    The hamon is shaped in the ‘Sugu’ (straight) pattern.

    The swords fittings are made of gilded copper and steel.

    The habaki (blade locket/ferrule) is made of decorated gilded copper.

    The tsuba (guard) is made of steel, flower shaped and decorated with gold plated floral inlays.

    There are two gilded copper seppa (spacer), one of each side of the tsuba.

    The fushi (sleeve) is made of black painted copper decorated with gold plated inlays. The kashira (pommel) is manufactured and decorated in the same manner.

    The tsuka (grip) is made of bamboo covered with cream rayskin and black coloured varnished woven silk. The menuki (ornaments) are in the form of plant branches with flowers and leaves.

    The tang nakako (shape) is futsu with a nakago-jiri (tang’s tip) shaped in the kiri pattern with kiri yasurime (kesho tang file marks).

    Common activities like Ko-nie, Kinsuji and Ji-nie can be seen on the blade.

    ~ Dimensions ~

    The blade length is 25.5 inches (65 cm), without the tang and 34.05 inches (86.5 cm) with the tang

    The sword overall length when all its fittings are in place is 36 inches (91.5 cm). The sword in its scabbard length is 39 inches (99 cm).

    The complete weight is 1.15 Kg.

    ~ Condition ~

    The blade is excellent, free of rust or nicks showing activities.

    The hamon is perfectly visible.

    The woven silk has the expected wear with minimum damage.

    All its fittings are excellent, 99% of the gold plating is preserved.

    The scabbard is in very good condition with a few score marks.

    ~ Postage ~

    UK postage is £35 or it can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
    £ 3,750
    Category:Blades
    Subcategory:Swords
    Condition:Used - Mint condition
    Price:£ 3,750
    Sale type:Trade
    Make:15th Century Japanese Katana Sword With 18th Century Fittings
    Your reference:PQAC00X58D7UXU99R
    Recommended Usage:Collection item
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    15th Century Japanese Katana Sword With 18th Century Fittings Swords
    £ 3,750
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