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Orchid Katana


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Product number: 11012
Product information "Orchid Katana"
Each piece in the Orchid group has a hand-forged and folded ASSAB-K120C powder steel blade, differentially tempered to produce an HRC60 edge, HRC40 back and a distinctive hamon. Saya are deeply lacquered in blue. High quality ray skin is used on the tsuka, and the tsuka-ito and sageo on all three pieces are woven from Japanese cotton. The tsuba of the Katana & Wakizashi is of blackened iron, with an Orchid and Butterfly decoration inlaid in silver, brass and copper. The koiguchi and kurigata are of buffalo horn, and the fuchi, kashira and kojiri are of bronzed iron with silver and gold detailing. The habaki is of one-piece brass construction. The blades are ungrooved, and the Katana and Wakizashi feature medium-length Kissaki.


Hand forged and folded steel blade
Excellent quality
Traditional construction


Blade length: 28"
Handle length: 11 1/2"
Overall length: 40 1/2"
Weight: 2lb 3oz
Point of Balance: 6"
Width at Guard: 1.17"
Width at Tip: .82"
Thickness at Guard: .24"
Thickness at Tip: .17"
Sori: 3/4"
Weight in box: 6lb
Box height: 48"
Box width: 5 3/4"

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October 26, 2005 15:09

Ein sehr schönes Schwert; gut verarbeitet und mit einem ansprechenden Design und edler Farbgestaltung. Die Klinge ist sehr scharf und zeichnet sich durch eine gute Hamonlinie aus.

October 1, 2005 21:29

Das Schwert ist optisch sehr ansprechend und sehr edel gut verarbeitet. Die Klinge hat eine sehr schöne Hamon und hat eine gute Schärfe. Eine Bereicherung für jede Sammlung. TOP!!!