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Koto Katana in Gunto Koshirae
An o-suriage Katana from the Muromachi period, perhaps 1500 - 1550. Shinogizukure, iroi mune, high shinogi, chu kissaki. Hawatare: 2 shaku 7 sun 1 bu ( 51.82 cm / 20.4"). Motohaba: 3. 19 cm. Sakihaba: 2.29 cm. Kasane: 5.2 mm. Gunome midare in chu suguba. Itame hada. The quality of the WWII polish precludes noting details. There is a hakubori in the kissaki, but there is more than enough hamon to allow a clean removal.
The koshirae is as close to mint as I can recall seeing. $2,000
Gunome Midare Hamon In The Boshi.
Plenty of hamon to remove chip.