Dragon Fly Katana


A newer offer from Hanwei is the Dragonfly koshirae katana. It is a katana of distinctive style with a thinner, lighter blade with Hi.

The Dragon Fly Koto katana is designed for the tameshigiri practitioner who want a fast, light, good balanced and real cutter.

The Koto Dragon Fly Katana features a handforged and throughhardened 5160 High Carbon springsteel blade style with history in Japanese Koto period.

The tsuka is wrapped in suède with artificial same  and matt black saya with red sageo.

A recommendable n excellent katana  for the iaido practitioner who would like to start tameshigiri training with a relatively inexpensive but durable katana. 


Overall Length: 96.5 cm
Nagasa (Blade) ex. Habaki: 65,5  cm
Tsuka: 28 cm 
Motohaba (bottom width): 3,00 cm
Motokasane (bottom blade thickness): 6 mm
Sakihaba (yokote width): 2,00 cm
Sakikasane (yokote thickness): 5,00 mm
Sori: 2,10 cm
Weight: 990 gram

Please note that as these are all hand made there will be some variation from blade to blade.

Bo-Hi (groove)
Weight (Gram)
950 - 1000

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