Zatoichi Taichi Sword


Zatoichi Taichi Sword

The katana “Zatoichi” is made of spring steel. The technical specifications are as follows:


  • Sugata (Blade style):
    • Hand-forged with a blade sharp on both edges. These edges are without Niku (cutting sharp blade) and very well sharpened. Spring steel (C55Si7- USA: Steel 1055).The hardness of the Ha (blade edge) is ca 55° HRC Rockwell
    • Dimensions:
      • Nagasa (blade length): ca. 76 cm / 30 inch.
      • Sori (curvature): none
      • Moto-Kasane (thickness): ca. 0,6 cm.
      • Saki-Haba: 24 mm.
      • Moto-Haba: 34 mm.
      • Nakago (tongue) with Mei (inscription) according to the tradition: WKC - year of production.


  • Fuchi-Kashira (Cap):
    • Beautifully carved brass with a special design.

  • Tsuka (Grip):
    • Wood grip, adapted to the tongue. Length 12 cm.

  • Mekugi:
    • Made of bamboo wood and placed in the middle of the grip.

  • Saya (Scabbard):
      • Selected wood that fits the blade. It has four brass ornaments that are lacquered in black at the deepest points. Two ornaments in the middle are linked by silk cord.


    • Total Weight:
      • Without Saya: ca. 1 050 gr.
      • With Saya: ca 1 660 gr.

    • Included Accessories:
      • Soft protective cloth bag
    • Delivery Term 7-8 weeks
    • Prepayment of 25% needed when ordering.
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