Murasame Katana
[JAP11BlueW283]

2.123,00EUR

10

Wonderful folded steel, hand-forged KATANA : The Murasame has a nickel-plated Habaki. The Menuki is nickel-plated. Delivered with a certificate of authenticity.

  • Sugata (Blade style):
    • Hand-forged curved blade with a Bohi (groove) and Chu-Kissaki (tip). Folded steel (C45 & C105W- 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). The blue color of the blade is the color of the steel, which is achieved by a special technique. It is not a surface-coating which might reduce the sharpness of the edge. The colouring results in better visual effects of the folded steel pattern as well as the hamon line and different hardening areas. The hada can be easily seen.
    • Dimensions:
      • Nagasa (blade length): ca. 71 cm / 28 inch.
      • Sori (curvature): ca.2.54 cm / 0,6 inch.
      • Moto-Kasane (Thickness at base): ca. 8 mm/ 0.31 inch.
      • Saki-Kasane (Thickness at tip): ca. 6 mm / 0.23 inch
      • Saki-Haba (width at tip): ca. 24 mm / 0.94 inch.
      • Moto-Haba (width at base): ca. 32 mm / 1.26 inch.
      • Balance point (measured from Habaki): ca.11 cm / 4.33 inch
      • Nakago (tongue) with Mei (inscription) according to the tradition: WKC - Year of Production

KOSHIRAE

  • Kashira (Cap):
    • Beautifully carved. Carbon steel (C45). Nickelplated.
  • Tsuka (Grip):
    • Wood grip, adapted to the tongue. Length: 12 inch / 30,5 cm.
  • Tsuka-ito (handle wrap):
    • Pure blue silk. Tight.
  • Samé:
    • Real white ray skin.
  • 2 Menuki:
    • Brass, hand-polished, nickel-plated. One each side, traditional mounting of Menuki.
  • Habaki:
    • Nickel-plated. Made in 1 piece.
  • Seppa:
    • Copper.
  • 2 Mekugi:
    • Bamboo wood, based upon the traditional method to seat the pins. The 2 mekugi-ana are drilled diagonal and conical into the tongue. The mekugi are fitted from opposite side.
  • Tsuba (Guard):
    • Carbon steel (C45), hand-polished. Lacquered by hand, motive is nickel-plated.
  • Saya (Scabbard):
    • Selected wood. Black lacquered. 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:
    • Blue (cord used for tying the Saya to the Obi - knob on the Saya).
  • Total Weight:
    • ca. 1 250 gr. (ca. 44.09 oz) without Saya.
    • ca. 1 550 gr. (54.67oz) with Saya.
  • Included Accessories:
    • Protective cloth bag with nice colourful embroidery

Estimated delivery time: 2-6 weeks.

Para pagos contra reembolso, se solicitará una señal del 25%

 


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