Manufactured by Musashi, and the sword is from the Musashi Gold collection. Blade is traditionally hand forged (6-stage process) and clay tempered 1095/1045 high carbon steel with natural hamon and consturcted in Honsanmai lamination method. This is not a display piece but a fully functional sword that can be used for cutting exercises.
Each sword is serial numbered and includes certificate of authenticity. Please note that each serial number is unique and does not repeat. Wood display stand, case, and cloth bag are also included. The sword can be fully dismantled for cleaning or maintenance, and the maintenance kit is included.
2 lb 8.5 oz (1160 grams). Point of balance: 4 3/4 (12 cm) Width at guard. 1.25 (3.2 cm).
0.29 (7.5 mm). Specs for each individual sword will vary slightly. Fully functional traditionally forged and clay tempered 1095/1045 high carbon steel blade with natural hamon. Hand honed to a razor sharp edge. Full tang with two push pins to securely hold the blade.
Tang length is about 2/3 the length of the handle. Hardwood handle featuring genuine ray skin and heavy gauge cotton cord. One-piece brass habaki and copper spacers.
Wood with high gloss finish. Medium to high intensity cutting exercises and drawing practice. Single sword stand, case, maintenance kit, and protective cloth bag.
You assume all legal and financial responsibility for using this item. The item "Musashi Higosha 1095/1045 Steel Hand Forged Clay Tempered Samurai Katana Sword" is in sale since Friday, April 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "eliteblades" and is located in Panorama City, California.This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Australia.