A beautiful high-grade WW2 Kai-Gunto / Navy Katana
Rare blade by : Motte Tamahagane Saburo kitae kore
Traditionally hand forged water tempered blade
TRADITIONALLY FORGED & FOLDED & MADE WITH TAMAHAGANE
A very healthy flawless solid thick & sound stout blade !
Blade jidai (era) : WW2 Showa era ca. 1940
Signed : Motte Tamahagane Saburo kitae kore
Tang : 9-1/8″
Total blade length : 35-3/8″
Blade thickness at the habaki notch : 7.8 mm thick
Width at the habaki : 1-1/4″
Width at yokote level : 7/8″
Kissaki/point : 1-1/2″
Sori/curve : 11/16″
Hamon/temper line : pointed- gunome midare-ba on both side
Hada/grain : nice & bright ko-itame
Kissaki/point : sharp crispy point with big boshi/turn-back on both side
Blade condition : generally clean original ca. 1940 polish & untouched,
very healthy, thick, flawless, solid & very sound !
Mix with some light surface scuffs/scratches/stain here & there, otherwise nothing further.
No Kizu/flaw, no chip, no nick, no bend, no crack/hagire, no blister = very sound & stout !
High grade Kai-Gunto / NavyMounts
Beautiful & very attractive solid & sound first class mounts
All in suite & all original to the blade from A to Z with nothing missing
Everything fit thigh & perfect
All generally very clean & neat, in good solid & sound condition,
just showing some very minor & normal wear & tare from age & use with a nice patina.
Good solid handle
Good & very clean original brown silk ito/wrap
Real & intact solid black same/skin
High grade fittings, all matching in suite #55
Good solid & strong full real big same/skin scabbard with 2 rings
Original brown Tassel (cut)
Strong stout Gendaito-blade in a beautiful solid & sound mounts !
perfectly as described & exactly as shown in the pictures below, enjoy in the auction.
Terms & condition of the deal
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We do not purchase directly the insurance at the post office but only the shipping,
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