Hanwei Shinto Katana

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$1,679.00

The Shinto Katana from Paul Chen/Hanwei has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade with Bo-Hi. The blade on this katana is differentially hardened using the traditional clay method.

Details

The Shinto Katana from Paul Chen/Hanwei has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade with Bo-Hi. The blade on this katana is differentially hardened using the traditional clay method. It is mounted in black and the tsuka-ito is made of premium black Japanese cotton. The saya is finished in a deep black lacquer with a black cotton sageo. A finely rendered dragon, detailed in gold, with true front-and-back detail, decorates the black iron tsuba. The fittings are superbly antiqued adding to the aesthetics of the piece. The Shinto Katana is supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit.

Specifications

SPECIFICATION METRIC IMPERIAL
Overall Length 1003mm 39 1/2"
Blade Length 686mm 27"
Handle Length 286mm 11 1/4"
Weight 0.85 Kg 1 lbs 14 oz
Point of Balance
Width at Guard
Width at Tip
Thickness at Guard 6.6mm 0.26"
Thickness at Tip
Blade Steel T10
Specifications will vary slightly from piece to piece.