This is a orginal KATANA from Japan, come with nice KOSHIRAE. Katana perfect fit in koshirae. Japanese long Katana sword in Koshirae. The blade is very well forged and has wonderful Hamon temper lines and forging grains!
Condition of the blade is very good! Authenticity of this sword is attested by NBTHK, which is the most prestigious non-profit sword organization in Japan!
The NBTHK certificate (original) comes with this sword! The Fuchi hilt collar and Kashira butt cap are nicely designed and have gold inlay spots! There are some letters carved in gold on the Nakago tang. Despite illegibility of the letters, the NBTHK certificate attests that this sword was. And means "Tadakuni in Shinano Province".
NBTHK Certificate: Issued on September 12, 1970 with #184084. Hamon temper line: Gunome Choji temper line. Habaki collar: one piece silver plated copper.
Cutting Edge Length: 64.1 cm (25.2). Nakago tang length: 21.7 cm (8 1/2). Nakago hole: 2,8 0,9 cm.Koshirae fitting: 100 cm (39 3/8). Bare blade: 760 g (1.7 lb). When fit in Koshirae fitting: 1,330 g (2.9 lb). The blade is in very good condition with no flaws and scratches. The Koshirae fitting is in good condition with normal wears seen in items of this age. Any questions please contact me. The item "KATANA w KOSHIRAE Antique EDO period Japanese Samurai Sword Katana NBTHK" is in sale since Tuesday, October 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Swords". The seller is "palex123" and is located in Zagreb. This item can be shipped worldwide.