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ad ref. GS1288C06
£ 1,150.04
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20th Century Katana

BladesUsed£ 1,150 Current biAuction Item
On Auction : Katana blade. Signed: "Toki Kanemasa" with Seki stamp.Nagasa: 62.7 cm. Sori: 1.5 cm. Moto-haba: 3.0 cm. Saki-haba: 2.2 cm.Moto-gasane: 0.7 cm. Saki-gasane: 0.5 cmThis gunto, handforged and signed was made for a high rank officer of japanese army. The blade has WW 2 polish , no nicks , no crack or chips, no forging flaws and cutting edge is sharp with very beautiful hamon.Take a special apraisal to this very clear and suberb Hamon. You can see perfectly the tamahagane steel, hada grains and forging patterns. Very thick and eavy blade. Good sori too. The blade comes in a beautiful koshirae because probably the gunto mounting was in very bad shape. The tsuba is a original and very beautiful edo period work. The fuchi and kashira have match wave motives and the saya comes with natural rattan.Blade is in very good condition due to aging. Not nicks, not hagire and not fatal damage, of course. There can be little antique rust spots or smal scratches.All my swords are originals, imported from japan and Europe during many years of collection. Age: Showa...Read full description
CategoryBlades
ConditionUsed
Price£ 1,150 Current bi
Sale typeAuction Item
Make20th Century

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