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Wakizashi "Kanetake" - 兼武

Features :
Mei (Signature) :
兼武 (Kanetake)

With Hozon Kanteisho
Certificate - N311430

Swordsmith :
Kanetake
ID :
KAN2439 - Kanetake
Povince : Owari

Period :
1658 - 1661
School :
Shinto Seki
Koshirae : Shirasaya

Blade lenght :
42.5 cm
Blade curvature / Sori :
0.45 cm
Sori Style :
Torii-Sori

Motohaba : 31 mm

Sakihaba  :  24  mm

Kasane at motohaba : 5,5 mm

Kasane at sakihaba : 5,0 mm

Shape : Hira Zukuri
Mune : Iori-Mune
Hamon :
Suguha (droit)
Jihada : Itame
Kissaki : Shobu-Kissaki
Nagako :
yamashiro Nakago-jiri, 1 Mekugi-Ana, Original Nakago signed
Yasurime : kiri (horizontal)
Koshirae : Shirasaya
Habaki : Double Silver Habaki
Blade Weight : 325g
Total Weight with Shirasaya : 581g

Medium sized for a wakizashi it is a very nice blade with very few curvature.
The mounting shirasaya and Double silver Habaki are very light but showcase the steel grain.
Very good condition, only a few forging defects (visible cracks) are lacking but also authenticate a traditional forge.
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