~Specialy meant for cutting this katana is handy and light but with enough inertia for an easy cutting.
Shinto style, very slightly curved, full blade with a well balanced Sugata. DNH7 steel hand forged with 3 hammers on a charcoal bed, true differential clay temper.
Nagasa : 29.3/4"
Tori Sori : .1/2"
Moto Haba : 1.1/5"
Saki Haba : .6/7"
Hamon : Shuguha
Point : Chu Kissaki, Boshi Ko-maru sagari
Mune : Ihari
Habaki : tempered copper forged on the blade
Seppas : Filed brass
Tsuba : n° 1, aged iron
Tsuka : length 11.1/7", Jackwood entirely wrapped in top grain Same. Tsukaito is Ineri Maki with first choice Japanese black silk. Menukis are bronze dragon n°2. Bamboo Mekugi. Fushi-Kashira are polished solid bronze. Ito Domes are made of two brass, filed foils.
Saya : Jackwood lacquered in mat, lumpy black. Koigushi, Kojiri, Kurigata are water buffalo horn. Shito Domes are made of 2 foils of filed brass.
Weight : 38.1/6 oz.
Bronze pieces are "lost wax" cast.
Entirely hand made by CITADEL and fully disassemblable.
Blade carries lifetime guarantee provided normal use in a Dojo.
Delivered with its top quality Japanese silk Sageo in its silk Bukuro and cordura zipper, padded case with adjustable strap and cleaning kit (not provided) pocket.
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