Hanwei Golden Oriole Wakizashi

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$1,306.00

Matching the Paul Chen SH1018 Golden Oriole Katana, the Wakizashi features a deeply lacquered blue saya and Japanese cotton tsuka-ito, and the Oriole appears again on the koshirae.

Details

Matching the Paul Chen SH1018 Golden Oriole Katana, the Wakizashi features a deeply lacquered blue saya and Japanese cotton tsuka-ito, and the Oriole appears again on the koshirae. The blade from the Hanwei factory is hand-forged in high-carbon steel and is differentially hardened to display a distinct hamon. Edge hardness is HRC60, back hardness HRC40. Supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit.

Specifications

SPECIFICATION METRIC IMPERIAL
Manufacturer Paul Chen/Hanwei
Overall Length 699mm 27 1/2"
Blade Length 508mm 20"
Handle Length 171mm 6 3/4"
Weight 0.74 Kg 1 lbs 10 oz
Point of Balance 102mm 4"
Width at Guard 27.18mm 1.07"
Width at Tip 19.05mm 0.75"
Thickness at Guard 7.11mm 0.28"
Thickness at Tip 5.08mm 0.2"
Blade Steel T10
Specifications will vary slightly from piece to piece.