Hanwei Great Wave Tanto

Availability: In stock

$890.00

The Great Wave Tanto from Paul Chen of Hanwei displays the Tomoe motif used frequenly for family crests and shrine decoration. The blade is hand-forged from T10 high-carbon steel and is differentially hardened to produce a distinctive hamon.

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Details

The Great Wave Tanto from Paul Chen of Hanwei displays the Tomoe motif used frequenly for family crests and shrine decoration. The koshirae are crafted in blackened iron and feature the Tomoe mon. The blade is hand-forged from T10 high-carbon steel and is differentially hardened to produce a distinctive hamon. The tanto`s tsuka is crafted in ribbed buffalo horn and the saya is deeply lacquered in black.

Specifications

SPECIFICATION METRIC IMPERIAL
Manufacturer Paul Chen/Hanwei
Overall Length 298mm 11 3/4"
Blade Length 152mm 6 3/4"
Handle Length 102mm 4"
Weight 0.28 Kg 10 oz
Point of Balance
Width at Guard
Width at Tip
Thickness at Guard 7.11mm 0.28"
Thickness at Tip
Blade Steel T10
Specifications will vary slightly from piece to piece.