.Marugata Wakizashi
[WAK04BrWW285]

718,00EUR

10
.Marugata Wakizashi

These are the technical specifications:

  • Sugata (Blade style):
    • Hand-forged curved blade with a Bohi (groove) and Chu-Kissaki (tip). Folded steel (45C & C55Si7- USA: Steel 1095). 13 times folded to achieve ca. 8192 layers traditional clay-wrapping technique for differential hardening. There are beautiful hada (grain in steel, pattern of folding the steel) in the blade. The hardness of its Mune is ca 43° and the Ha (blade edge) is ca 60° HRC Rockwell. The blade spine is iori-mune, the edge is without Niku. (The blade has got a flat and cutting sharp edge).
    • Dimensions:
      • Nagasa (blade length): ca. 20 inch.
      • Nakago (tongue) with Mei (inscription) according to the tradition: WKC and year of production.

KOSHIRAE

  • Kashira (Cap):
    • Beautifully carved from Edo period. Carbon steel (C45). Steel oxidized, black colored.
  • Tsuka (Grip):
    • Wood grip, adapted to the tongue. Length ca. 20,5 cm.
  • Tsuka-ito (handle wrap):
    • Pure silk. Tight.
  • Samé:
    • Real white ray skin.
  • 2 Menuki:
    • Brass, hand-polised, gold-plated. Flower shape. One each side, traditional mounting of Menuki.
  • Habaki:
    • Brass. Made in 1 piece.
  • Seppa:
    • Copper.
  • Mekugi:
    • Bamboo wood, based upon the traditional method to seat the pins. The mekugi-ana is drilled diagonal and conical into the tongue.
  • Tsuba (Guard):
    • Carbon steel (C45), hand polished. Steel oxidized, black color. Leaf and ginger theme from Edo period.
  • Saya (Scabbard):
    • Selected wood. Black lacquered with samé around the top part. Curved according to the Sori. The Koi-guchi (mouth piece) is made of buffalo horn. Saya with kurikata and 2 shitodome to hold the Obi.
  • Sageo:
    • Brown white (cord used for tying the Saya to the Obi - knob on the Saya).
  • Weight:
    • ca. 500 gr. without saya.
  • Included Accessories:
    • Soft protective cloth bag with nice colourfull emboirdery

Delivery, 2 to 6 weeks.

25% Prepayment required when ordering.


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