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1415 AD dated: 88.8 cm antique Japanese Tachi sword "Yukimitsu " in gorgeous Tachi mountings. Antique Japanese Tachi sword "Yukimitsu " in Tachi Koshirae mountings.
Sword bag, which is made of Kimono cloth. Superb Japanese Tachi sword in gorgeous Tachi Koshirae mountings. The blade is signed Osafune Yukimitsu and dated 1415 AD. The blade is 88.8 cm (35") long cutting edge is 71.8 cm (28 5/16") long and has beautiful deep Tachi curvature.
The blade has wonderful "Horimono" carvings on both sides. Tachi Koshirae mountings are just gorgeous.
The blade is well polished and is in very good condition. Hamon temper lines are beautiful. Sword bag is made of beautiful Kimono cloth.Mei signature in Nakago tang: (front) (Bizen Osafune ju YUKIMITSU), (back) August of Ohei era 22nd year (=1415). Jidai date: August of Ohei 22nd year (=1415) per the date engraved in Nakago tang as above.
Habaki collar: Single piece gold foiled copper. Cutting edge length (per registration): 71.8 cm (28 5/16). Nakago tang length: 17 cm (6 11/16). Whole blade length: 88.8 cm (35).
Fitting: 102 cm (40 1/8). Tsuka handle: 24.5 cm (9 5/8).
Bare blade: 678 g (1.50 lb). With fitting: 1,299 g (2.87 lb). The blade is well polished and is in very good condition with some minor flaws and scratches, which are not fatal. Tachi Koshirae mountings are in very good condition with normal wears seen in items of this age.Please see many pictures attached below. These pictures are my descriptions.
Please view them carefully for conditions (including, but not limited to, the above mentioned) and details. Note 1: Please note that due to differences in computer monitors and different lighting conditions, there may be some variations in this item's appearance. Note 2: Please note that in some pictures there is a reflection of camera on the blade, but it is not flaw.
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We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item "Japanese TACHI Sword Yukimitsu 1415AD Samurai Katana Nihonto, HORIMONO Carving" is in sale since Sunday, July 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Swords".The seller is "japanese-swords-hq" and is located in Tokyo. This item can be shipped worldwide.