You can see large photos as well under the description. On your laptop or desktop-computer. A beautiful & very attractive old Koto Ubu Bizen Tachi " un-shortened ". In a superb minty Tachi mounts Bakamatsu- Meiji era, late 19th century. Blade Jidai (era) : Koto, early 16th century & dated 1513.
Dated : A day in August Eisho 10 year = A day in August 1513. Pare / certificate : NBTHK HOZON " Issued on January - 25 - 2013 ". A beautiful & very elegant Koto shape / sori! Nagasa / cutting edge : 27-9/16 or 70. 3 cm & razor -sharp!
Tang : 6-1/8 or 15.5 cm. Total blade length : 33-11/16 or 86 cm.
Blade thickness at the habaki notch : 6.31 mm. Width at the habaki : 30.03 mm. Width at yokote level : 18.91 mm. Sori / curve : 2.51 mm. Point / Kissaki : 31 mm.
Beautiful well controlled Sugu -ba on both side. Strong long point / kissaki. & there is boshi turn-back on both side. The blade exhibit some beautiful & very clear activity's all over-it!
Blade condition : very clean / minty full. No Kizu, no blister, no bend, no crack, no chip, no nick, only just several minor faint tiny ware here & there in.
The shinogi-ji, but & otherwise nothing further & nothing major at all. A good & beautiful very elegant & attractive old-Koto-blade signed & dated! Beautiful Tachi Koshirai / Mounts. Tachi mounts date from the Bakamatsu- Meiji-era late 19th century. All original all in suite & all matching with nothing missing.
Silver fittings all matching & all i. N suite with beautiful fine details & patina. The whole mounts are beautiful & very attractive, just all tight solid & very sound.
In a beautiful & very clean- condition. Mix with some very slight minor wear & tare from age. & use mix with a nice patina, all & all with nothing to do & just to enjoy! 100% guaranty authentic & genuine old Samurai Tachi / sword.Any other question please ask, my description is honest & very accurate. 212 30 0 59 75. The item "NBTHK SIGN & DATED 1513 BIZEN KOTO TACHI SUKESADA Japanese Samurai Sword Katana" is in sale since Tuesday, April 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Swords". The seller is "ericowazamono" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.