This sword is both of high quality and and a reasonable price for a handforged katana. Beside beginners starting into this class of swords it is also highly interesting for collectors broading their collection or looking for a payable real sword.
Carbon steel hand-forged with bo-hi (groove).
The hardness of the Mune and of the Ha (blade edge) is 53° HRC Rockwell. The blade of this Katana is sharp !
Blade 75 cm
Overall 105 cm
Handle 28,5 cm
Width 3,01 cm
Weight with Saya: 1250 g
Weight without Saya: 1000 g
Wood grip, adapted to the tongue.
Tsuka-ito (handle wrap):
Black cotton. Tight.
White ray skin-style.
Brass, hand polished. One each side, traditional mounting of menuki.
Brass color. Made in 1 piece.
Bamboo wood, based upon the traditional method to seat the pins.
Carbon steel, hand polished.
Wood. Black lacquered. Curved according to the Sori.
Black (cord sed for tying the Saya to the Obi - knob on the Saya).
Protective cloth bag.