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CONSIGNED ITEMS: College tuition forced the reduction of less than cost on three pieces. No further discounts, no counter offers considered.
Ubu zaimei long gendai yoroidoshi, signed Takahashi Hidetsugu. Hawatare 8 sun 9 bu (26.97cm / 10.62"). Hamachi: 2.16. Kasane: 8.66 mm. Chusuguba komidare, thick rich habuchi, konie, small kinsuji, nado. The jigane is a strong masame with some chikei, nado. Mounted in leather covered shirasaya to be carried by a pilot. New polish with NBTHK Hozon kanteisho.
Hidetsugu is an Osaka smith, of the Gassan school, a student of Gassan Sadakatsu. In 1941 he won jojosaku in a sword competition. Nihonto Meikan, page 1270. $2,950
NBTHK Hozon Kanteisho