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Emura Nagamitsu Tachi

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An impressively  strong gendai tachi signed yonjimei, Emura Nagamitsu.   Hawatare:  2 shaku 1 sun 7 bu.  (65.76 cm / 25.89").  Motohaba:  3.33 cm.  Sakihaba:  2363 cm.  Kasane:  7.65 mm.  Shinogizukure, iroi mune, chu kissaki.  Nioi deki, gunome midare,  some saka gunome.  Deep ashiirii.  The jigane is an itame.    The boshi is slightly toggai with a medium long kaeri.  Ref.  Slough, An Oshigata Book of Modern Japanese Swordsmiths, 1868 - 1945.  In new polish, with a solid silver habaki, in shirasaya,  NBTHK Hozon Kanteisho.  The new polish is a heavy keisho, making photograhy difficult.

He also signed, Nagamitsu;  Nagamitsu Saku;  Ichiryusai Nagamitsu;  Ichihara Ichirusai Nagamitsu;  Bizen Kuni Ju Ichiryusai Saku; nado.  He was an army commissioned swordsmith for the Osaka Rikugun Zoheisho (Osaka army arsenal).  The cutting ability of his swords rank among the best produced during the Showa period.        $2,800

 

 

Tight Itame Hada

NBTHK Hozon Kanteisho.

 

An Oshigata Book of Modern Japanese Swordsmiths, 1868 - 1945

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