Hanwei Kouga Ninja-To

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$865.00

The Kouga features a dismountable double-pegged Tsuka with a battle wrap over black rayskin and Kouga Mon Menuki. The blackened iron Tsuba features the Kouga Mon and pierced Kanji, a theme repeated on the Fuchi/Kashira. The Kanji and Mon are also employed on the blackened fittings of the spiked Saya. The Kouga features a forged high carbon blade, differentially quenched to an edge hardness of 60HRc.

Details

The neighboring Kouga and Iga clans of feudal Japan were bitter enemies for centuries and their warring Ninja families have been immortalized in Japanese literature. To commemorate these secretive warriors Hanwei have introduced their Kouga and Iga Ninja-To.

The Kouga features a dismountable double-pegged Tsuka with a battle wrap over black rayskin and Kouga Mon Menuki. The blackened iron Tsuba features the Kouga Mon and pierced Kanji, a theme repeated on the Fuchi/Kashira. The Kanji and Mon are also employed on the blackened fittings of the spiked Saya. The Kouga features a forged high carbon blade, differentially quenched to an edge hardness of 60HRc.

Specifications

SPECIFICATION METRIC IMPERIAL
Overall Length 851mm 33 1/2"
Blade Length 559mm 22"
Handle Length 279mm 11"
Weight 0.922 Kg 2 lbs 3 oz
Point of Balance
Width at Guard
Width at Tip
Thickness at Guard
Thickness at Tip
Blade Steel 1566
Specifications will vary slightly from piece to piece.