Taro Kanehiro (fss-739)

 

This Shinsakuto is a beautiful traditionally made sword. With almost a 30″ Nagasa and custom mountings this is a sword to admire. This blade was created to use for training and also for cutting in the traditional Martial Arts as well as for a collector of Shinsakuto blades. A gunome hamon with Bohi adds to the lightness and balance of this sword as well as the aesthetic quality of the blade.

The Koshirae is very appealing and not meant to be flashy.  Adorned with strirated design Fuchi / Kashira and menuki of either catfish or tadpole motif.. The handle wrap is finished in blue silk Ito. There is an iron tsuba that also accentuates the mountings. The Saya is in a Black lacquered finish. This sword perfect for training in Iaido .

This blade was made of Tamahagane and using the traditional methods, folded and clay tempered, water quenched. And is a true Japanese sword.

This sword is signed:
“Bushido - Higo no Kuni Yatsushiro-ju Akamatsu Taro Kanehiro saku” (武士道・肥後國赤松太郎兼祐作)
“Jika seitetsu o motte kore o kitau” (以自家製鉄鍛之) - “Forged with home-made steel”
“Kinoe-umadoshi hachigatsu kichijitsu” (甲午年八月吉日) - “On a lucky day in August in the year of the horse (2014)”

  • Mei: “Bushido - Higo no Kuni Yatsushiro-ju Akamatsu Taro Kanehiro saku” (武士道・肥後國赤松太郎兼祐作)
    “Jika seitetsu o motte kore o kitau” (以自家製鉄鍛之) - “Forged with home-made steel”
    “Kinoe-umadoshi hachigatsu kichijitsu” (甲午年八月吉日) - “On a lucky day in August in the year of the horse (2014)”
  • Nagasa: 29 inches
  • Sori: 16.0 mm
  • Width at the ha-machi: 33.5 mm
  • Width at the yokote: 24.6 mm
  • Thickness at the mune-machi: 6.6 mm
  • Construction: Shinogi zukuri
  • Mune: Iori
  • Nakago: Ubu
  • Kitae: Itame
  • Hamon: Midare Gunome
  • Boshi: Maru
  • Condition: Good polish
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This sword is on consignment.
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Asking price: $5,600.00

(shipping and insurance included)

Email us if your interested in this item and remember to include the order number for this item: fss-739.

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Villanueva 3k maybe 2.5

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