Original Japanese Sword with original koshirea made by the famous Gassan Sadakatsu..


Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae. (NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature: Osaka Ju Gassan Sadakatsu Seitan Kore
Meiji 38 Nen Ro Senbotsu Kinen 71 Okina

This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: silver single habaki.
Blade length: 68.2 cm or 26.8 inches .
Sori:. 1.52 Cm Or 0.59 Inches
Mekugi: 1
Width At The Hamachi:. 2.49 Cm Or 0.98 Inches
Width At The Kissaki:. 1.76 Cm Or 0.69Inches
Kasane:. 0.68 Cm Or 0.26 Inches
The Weight Of The Sword 490 Grams.

Shape: narrow and thin blade. Bo-hi is engraved on both side.

Deep sori and longer kissaki
Jigane: Koitame-hada well grained Jinie attached beautiful and clear Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki inversed Choji Midare like Aoe. Long Kinsuji work around
Hamachi of front side

Special feature: Sadakazu the First who went by the name of Yagoro was
born in 1836 at Hikone in Koshu Sukoashi mura village,
present Shiga pref. He became an adopted son of Gassan
Sadakichi who lived at Osaka.
Sadakazu started to learn when he was eleven years old.
He was approved as a Teishitsu-gigeiin, a
Craftman to the Imperial Household in 1906 and received a
command to make a gunto for the Emperor Meiji in the next
year. Sadakazu passed away in 1918, aged 73.
Sadakazu’s second son, Sadakatsu was also a famous
swordsmith. Sadakatsu’s third son succeeded the name
Sadakazu as the Second was approved an important
intangible cultural assets known as Ningen-kokuho in the
postwar Japan.

Koshirae: Navy Gunto Koshirae. Samegawa

From Kyodai Originals: Gassan Sadakatsu was copied the inverted (sakasa) Choji-midare of Aoe style.
He used to make swords for army or navy general or high ranking officers.
According to the back mei, the blade was made at 71 years
of age memory of the passed away soldiers at Japan and Russia war.
This Aoe style sakasa Cyoji midair hamon and also kinsuzi
are fantastic.
Sadakatsu is one of most famous sword smith, and also the special feature of this sword is the Koshirae.
The Koshirae shape is not the same as the usual one and also all of the Seppa and Tsuba have the same product number,
it means that the Koshirae is in the original condition for over 100 years.

With the NBTHK Hozon Token paper

This very nice sword is a good investment.

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Extra informatie

Gewicht3 kg
Afmetingen115 × 16 × 16 cm