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Shinto Mino Mumei Wakizashi
Fresh out of the woodwork, an increasing rarity these days, an o-suriage wakizashi in good old polish. Shinogizukure, iroi mune, extended chu-kissaki, shallow sori. Hawatare: 1 shaku 8 sun 5 bu 4.6 rin (56.2 cm or 22.13"). Motohaba: 2.76 cm. Sakihaba: 2.02 cm. Kasane: 5.6 mm. Ko nie deki gunome midare, togare, tobiyaki, yo, ashi at some of the peaks forming ko-choji patterns. The boshi is ko maru, with a medium kaeri. The jigane is a moist itame nagare, fine ji nie. Masame in the shinogi ji. Two mekugiana. Mounted in shirasaya with a single silver foil habaki. There is a collector's or store tag on the bottom of the shirasaya. This has never been to shinsa.