Hoso Kumiage Katana
The Hoso Kumiage Maru Katana is handforged, handmade, differential tempered and finished with beautiful koshirae.
The blade is shinogi zukuri style with bo-hi and is on all fronts high finished. The differential tempering by water has caused the hamon, also the blade is fully polished by hand.
Beautifully finished koshirae with silver accents, the fuchi and kashira fits perfectly the black copper tsuba. The wrap or tsuka ito is Japanese black silk on white same, the silver menuki is beautiful here. All secured with two mekugi ana (bamboo pins) so that the handle can be completely disassembled for full maintenance.
The seppa are made of silver and everything breathes high mounting quality. The habaki have both sides engraved mon theme.
It is a shinken so sharp blade with notare hamon and chu-kissaki.
This katana slides easily and smoothly with the correct resistance of the black lacquered saya and comes to rest against the koiguchi.
The Hoso Kumiage Maru Katana is fully functional and not a replica of any kind whatsoever. It is considered a weapon and it is extremely sharp. This sword can easily cut through a thick bamboo fresh with a single blow.
Blade: 74.94 cm
Tang: 25.4 cm
Tsuka: 27.94 cm
Overall: 102.9 cm
Weight: 1280 gram
Balance Point: 14 cm
Each Japanese Katana comes with it's own individual serial number and certificate from Thaitsuki Nihonto so you can trace it back to when and by whom it was made. Each katana is handmade and the fittings are handcrafted so no katana will be ever be exactly alike. Each katana is it's own, one of a kind, work of art.
These swords are usually not in stock, take into account a delivery time of 8 - 24 weeks, or contact us first.