Ryujin Swords

Katana, Ken and Tachi

The following swords are currently available. Click on an image for more detail:

Mumei child's katana, attributed to Hichibei Sukesada

Blade length: 18.35 inches (466.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.44 inches (11.30 mm). Moto-haba: 0.86 inches (21.80 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.20 inches (5.20 mm). Saki-haba: 0.58 inches (14.70 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.17 inches (4.20 mm). Period: Probably 1615-1644. In recent polish. No flaws, ware, hagirae or bends.

Mumei Katana in koshirae

Blade length: 27.56 inches (700.00 mm) long. Sori: 1.02 inches (26.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1.24 inches (31.50 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.10 mm). Saki-haba: 0.76 inches (19.50 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.20 inches (5.00 mm). Period: Shinshinto. In reasonable to good polish with very minor surface scratches.

Mumei Koto Katana

Blade length: 226.38 inches (670.00 mm) long. Sori: 1.02 inches (26.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1.12 inches (28.50 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.00 mm). Period: Koto. In reasonable polish with very minor surface scratches.

Katana by Fujiwara Kanesada NBTHK Hozon

Blade length: 29.02 inches (737.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.59 inches (15.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1.25 inches (31.70 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.32 inches (8.23 mm). Saki-haba: 0.91 inches (23.10 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.00 mm). Period: Kanbun era, Edo period. In good polish with very minor surface scratches.


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The following swords have been previously been for sale and are listed here for research purposes only:

Katana in koshirae. Signature: Mumei, attributed as Hizen Tadakiyo, NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho.

Blade length: 25.82 inches (656.00 mm). Sori: 0.47 inches (12 mm).Moto-haba: 1.01 inches (25.6 mm). Saki-haba: 0.74 inches (18.9 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.26 inches (6.6 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.19 inches (4.9 mm). Era: Edo, Kanbun period (1661-1673). The blade is polished and in period koshirae.

Katana in koshirae. Signature: Mumei, attributed to Hata Morihisa, NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho.

Blade length: 25.82 inches (656.00 mm). Sori: 0.47 inches (12 mm). Moto-haba: 1.01 inches (25.6 mm). Saki-haba: 0.74 inches (18.9 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.26 inches (6.6 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.19 inches (4.9 mm). Era: Edo, Kanbun period (1661-1673). The blade is polished and in period koshirae.

Gendaito by Goto Kanehiro in naval tachi mounts

Blade length: 25.59 inches (650.00 mm). Sori: 0.56 inches (14.20 mm). Moto-haba: 1.20 inches (30.60 mm). Saki-haba: 0.83 inches (21.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.32 inches (8.30 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.00 mm). Period: Showa. In good polish.

Gendaito by Tanioka Yasutsugu in civilian mounts

Blade length: 24.80 inches (630.00 mm). Sori: 0.67 inches (17.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1.24 inches (31.50 mm). Saki-haba: 0.86 inches (22.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.27 inches (6.90 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.20 inches (5.20 mm). Period: Showa. In fairly good polish.

Gendaito with bohi by Munemitsu in 1934 pattern shingunto koshirae

Blade length: 27.00 inches (686.00 mm). Sori: 0.79 inches (20.10 mm). Moto-haba: 1.24 inches (31.50 mm). Saki-haba: 0.81 inches (20.50 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.32 inches (8.20 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.80 mm). Period: Showa. In good polish.

Katana by Ido Hidetoshi with both 1934 pattern shingunto koshirae and modern martial arts koshirae

Blade length: 27.48 inches (698.00 mm). Sori: .55 inches (14.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1.26 inches (32.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.30 inches (7.50 mm). Saki-haba: 0.80 inches (20.20 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.60 mm). Period: Showa, Showa, before late 1940-early 1941. In WW2 polish with some scuffs and nail catchers. No fatal flaws.

Gendaito in shirasaya. Signature: Murayama Kunitsugu.

Blade length: 26.1 inches (663.00 mm). Sori: 0.6 inches (15.24 mm). Moto-haba: 1.01 inches (25.6 mm). Saki-haba: 0.74 inches (18.90 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.26 inches (6.60 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.19 inches (4.90 mm). Period: Showa. The blade is polished.

Gendaito with bo-hi in koshirae. Signature: Mumei

Blade length: 25.1 inches (637.54 mm). Sori: 0.2 inches (5.08 mm). Moto-haba: 1.21 inches (30.70 mm). Saki-haba: 1.14 inches (29.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.25 inches (6.40 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.19 inches (5.00 mm). Period: At the latest, pre-WW2 Showa. Possibly earlier. The blade is polished.

Chisa-katana by Omi no kami Fujiwara Tsuguhiro in Army kyo-gunto mounts

Blade length: 21.77 inches (553.00 mm). Sori: 0.49 inches (12.60 mm). Moto-haba: 1.15 inches (29.30 mm). Saki-haba: 0.73 inches (18.50 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.00 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.19 inches (4.80 mm). Period: Edo (Kanbun to Jokyo eras, 1661-1688). Old polish.

Gendaito by Masataka with both 1934 pattern shingunto koshirae and modern martial arts koshirae

Blade length: 25.43 inches (646.00 mm). Sori: 0.47 inches (12.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1.20 inches (30.40 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.00 mm). Saki-haba: 0.84 inches (21.40 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.21 inches (5.30 mm). Period: Showa. In WW2 polish with some scuffs and nail catchers. No fatal flaws.

Gendaito in Bizen tradition by 8th generation Hokke Saburo Nobufusa in shirasaya with 1934 pattern shingunto mounts.

Blade length: 25.90 inches (658.00 mm). Sori: 0.38 inches (9.70 mm). Moto-haba: 1.20 inches (30.60 mm). Saki-haba: 0.89 inches (22.80 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.25 inches (6.40 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.20 inches (5.00 mm). Period: Showa, probably pre-Pacific War. Old polish.

Gendaito by 8th generation Hokke Saburo Nobufusa in 1934 pattern shingunto mounts

Blade length: 25.67 inches (652.00 mm). Sori: 0.23 inches (5.80 mm). Moto-haba: 1.22 inches (30.90 mm). Saki-haba: 0.76 inches (19.40 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.25 inches (6.40 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.20 inches (5.00 mm). Period: Showa, pre-WW2. In old polish and good condition.

Katana in shirasaya, Monju Yamato school, NBTHK Hozon.

Blade length: 27.24 inches (692.00 mm). Sori: 0.47 inches (12.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1.13 inches (28.70 mm). Saki-haba: inches (mm). Moto-gasane: 0.27 inches (6.90 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.18 inches (4.50 mm). Period: circa 1573. The blade is in very good polish.

Gendaito by Yasuhiro in koshirae, NTHK

Blade length: 25.52 inches (648.00 mm). Sori: 0.25 inches (6.30 mm). Moto-haba: 1.14 inches (28.90 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.10 mm). Saki-haba: 0.80 inches (20.30 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.23 inches (5.80 mm). Period: Showa, no earlier than 1933, no later than 1936. The blade is in fresh polish and flawless.

30 inch Katana by Den Hosokawa Masachika NTHK

Blade length: 29.84 inches (758.00 mm). Sori: 0.81 inches (20.60 mm). Moto-haba: 1.24 inches (31.50 mm). Saki-haba: 0.84 inches (21.30 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.30 inches (7.50 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.80 mm). Kaei era (circa 1848). The blade is out of polish.

Katana by Kanetatsu

Blade length: 27.83 inches (707.00 mm). Sori: 0.49 inches (12.50 mm). Moto-haba: 1.19 inches (30.30 mm). Saki-haba: 0.74 inches (18.90 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.29 inches (7.30 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.50 mm). Period: Showa.

Chisa-katana in shirasaya, Osaka Ishido school, NTHK.

Blade length: 22.44 inches (570.00 mm). Sori: 0.47 inches (12.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1.20 inches (30.50 mm). Saki-haba: inches (mm). Moto-gasane: 0.23 inches (5.90 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.16 inches (4.00 mm). Period: Edo period, Kanbun era (1661). In excellent polish.

Mumei gendaito in scarce 1914 pattern commissioned officer's kyo-gunto koshirae

Blade length: 25.91 inches (658.00 mm). Sori: 0.74 inches (18.70 mm). Moto-haba: 0.94 inches (23.90 mm). Saki-haba: 0.62 inches (15.80 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.26 inches (6.70 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.20 inches (5.20 mm). Period: Taisho. The blade is out of polish.

Gendaito by Kanetsune in shingunto mounts

Blade length: 25.00 inches (635.00 mm). Sori: 0.62 inches (15.70 mm). Moto-haba: 1.24 inches (31.60 mm). Saki-haba: 0.91 inches (23.20 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.38 inches (9.60 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.25 inches (6.30 mm). Period: Showa. The blade is in good polish.

Mumei gendaito

Blade length: 24.41 inches (620.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.56 inches (13.60 mm). Moto-haba: 1.23 inches (31.30 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.10 mm). Saki-haba: 0.81 inches (20.70 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.60 mm). Period: Showa period. In fresh polish. No fatal flaws and no cracks.

Shinsakuto by Sadatoshi

Blade length: 28.98 inches (736.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.81 inches (20.5 mm). Moto-haba: 1.27 inches (32.30 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.27 inches (6.90 mm). Saki-haba: 0.84 inches (21.30 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.26 inches (6.70 mm). Period: Heisei period. Excellent. In good polish with only minor scratches. No fatal flaws and no cracks.

Mumei katana in civilian naval mounts

Blade length: 25.51 inches (648.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.70 inches (17.90 mm). Moto-haba: 1.21 inches (30.70 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.25 inches (8.90 mm). Saki-haba: 0.89 inches (22.50 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.29 inches (7.40 mm). Period: Showa.

Katana by Takehisa

Blade length: 26.30 inches (668.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.62 inches (15.70 mm). Moto-haba: 1.26 inches (32.10 mm). Saki-haba: 0.85 inches (21.70 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.31 inches (7.80 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.60 mm). Period: Showa period. In good condition. No fatal flaws and no cracks.

Star stamped gendaito by Kunimitsu in Landing Force Mounts

Blade length: 25.47 inches (647.00 mm). Sori: 0.56 inches (14.30 mm). Moto-haba: 1.32 inches (33.50 mm). Saki-haba: 0.91 inches (23.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.30 inches (7.70 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.00 mm). Period: Showa period (1943). In recent polihs. No flaws, no chips and no cracks.

Koto Ko-tachi signed Sukesada

Blade length: 25.35 inches (644.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.89 inches (22.63 mm). Moto-haba: 1.09 inches (27.76 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.29 inches (7.35 mm). Saki-haba: 0.78 inches (19.88 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.08 mm). Period: Muromachi. In old but good polish.

Coronation tachi by Kaneomi

Blade length: 26.46 inches (672.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.40 inches (10.23 mm). Moto-haba: 1.24 inches (31.47 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.12 mm). Saki-haba: 0.84 inches (21.23 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.23 inches (5.82 mm). Period: Taisho/Showa. In old but good polish.

Gendaito by Kanemitsu

Blade length: 24.96 inches (634.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.61 inches (15.50 mm). Moto-haba: 1.19 inches (30.10 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.30 inches (7.70 mm). Saki-haba: 0.77 inches (19.50 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.26 inches (6.60 mm). Period: Showa. No fatal flaws and no cracks.

Gendaito by Shigemasa in presentation Bakumatsu-style koshirae, NTHK

Blade length: 26.34 inches (669.00 mm). Sori: 0.75 inches (19.10 mm). Moto-haba: 1.30 inches (33.10 mm). Saki-haba: 0.89 inches (22.50 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.20 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.00 mm). Period: Showa, dated 1944. The blade is in good polish.

28 inch Katana signed first generation Omi no kami Minamoto Hisamichi in shirasaya

Blade length: 28.03 inches (712.00 mm). Sori: 0.45 inches (11.40 mm). Moto-haba: 1.20 inches (30.50 mm). Saki-haba: 0.80 inches (20.20 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.26 inches (6.50 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.00 mm). Period: Keian to Enpo period (1650-1673). The blade is in good polish.

Koa Isshin katana in shin-gunto koshirae

Blade length: 26.18 inches (665.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.71 inches (18.14 mm) Moto-haba: 1.20 inches (30.57 mm). Saki-haba: 0.77 inches (19.49 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.33 inches (8.26 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.05 mm). Period: Showa, dated 1941. In recent polish.

Shin-gunto Katana by Kanetatsu

Blade length: 24.79 inches (655.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.61 inches (15.50 mm). Moto-haba: 1.25 inches (31.70 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.29 inches (7.30 mm). Saki-haba: 0.81 inches (20.60 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.20 inches (5.20 mm). Period: Showa (April 1945). In good condition.

Gendaito by Mizuno Masanori

Blade length: 26.14 inches (664.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.66 inches (16.76 mm). Moto-haba: 1.22 inches (31.04 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.27 inches (6.90 mm). Saki-haba: 0.83 inches (21.20 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.23 inches (5.93 mm). Period: Showa. In old polish; some scuffs and minor surface rust, no flaws or hagire.

Shingunto by Kanekado

Blade length: 26.34 inches (669.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.51 inches (13.05 mm). Motohaba: 1.21 inches (30.67 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.30 inches (7.05 mm). Saki-haba: 0.73 inches (18.59 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.20 inches (4.98 mm). Period: Showa. In good polish; some minor scuffs and scratches, no flaws or hagire.

Mumei shinshinto sword

Blade length: 29.92 inches (760.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.70 inches (17.70 mm). Moto-haba: 1.20 inches (30.50 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.27 inches (6.80 mm). Saki-haba: 0.81 inches (20.60 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.70 mm). Period: 1840-1860. No fatal flaws and no cracks. Some openings, but the blade is not tired.

Koto Katana attributed to Nakajima Rai NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon

Blade length: 26.42 inches (671.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.34 inches (8.60 mm). Moto-haba: 1.11 inches (28.20 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.00 mm). Saki-haba: 0.79 inches (20.00 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.21 inches (5.30 mm). Period: Nambokucho period (1336-1392). Perfect condition. Polish by Kenji Mishina. No fatal flaws and no cracks.

Gendaito by Kanenori

Blade length: 25.98 inches (660.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.67 inches (16.91 mm) Moto-haba: 1.25 inches (31.84 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.30 inches (7.50 mm). Saki-haba: 0.86 inches (21.09 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.1 inches (5.42 mm). Period: Showa. In WW2 polish.

Boy's Tachi signed Tomonari

Blade length: 17.32 inches (440.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.54 inches (13.79 mm) 0.69 inches (17.50 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.17 inches (4.21 mm). Saki-haba: 0.46 inches (11.63 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.12 inches (3.08 mm). Period: 1830-1850. In original 19th century polish, no rust, no flaws or hagire.

Gendaito by Yasunori Kojiyama

Blade length: 26.22 inches (666.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.56 inches (14.62 mm). Moto-haba: 1.20 inches (30.45 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.29 inches (7.43 mm). Saki-haba: 0.78 inches (19.76 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.25 inches (6.30 mm). Period: Showa. In recent polish. No flaws, ware, chips, hagirae or bends.

Gendaito by Morita Kaneshige

Blade length: 26.57 inches (675.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.75 inches (19.12 mm). Moto-haba: 1.19 inches (30.32 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.29 inches (7.46 mm). Saki-haba: 0.82 inches (20.71 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.26 inches (6.72 mm). Period: Showa. Very good polish. No flaws, ware, chips, hagirae or bends.

Ken signed 'Yasutoshi'

Blade length: 24.17 inches (614.00 cm) long. Moto-haba: 1.30 inches (32.95 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.21 inches (5.36 mm). Thickness at tip: 0.41 (3.59 mm). Period: Late Showa-Heisei. Very good polish. No flaws, ware, chips, hagirae or bends.

Shinsakuto by Akamatsu Taro Kanetsugu and Naoyuki

Blade length: 29.72 inches (755.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.67 inches (17.05 mm). Moto-haba: 1.29 inches (32.80 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.17 mm). Saki-haba: 0.96 inches (24.32 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.57 mm). Period: Heisei. Very good polish. No flaws, ware, chips, hagirae or bends.

Star stamped gendaito by Yoshitada

Blade length: 24.61 inches (625.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.59 inches (15.10 mm). Moto-haba: 1.24 inches (31.40 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.31 inches (7.80 mm). Saki-haba: 0.95 inches (24.10 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.25 inches (6.40 mm). Period: Showa; dated 1943. WW2 polish with minor chips, scratches and minor surface pitting. No ware, hagirae or bends.

Katana signed Bizen no Kuni Osafune Sukesada

Blade length: 28.27 inches (718.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.45 inches (11.32 mm). Moto-haba: 1.42 inches (36.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.29 inches (7.27 mm). Saki-haba: 1.26 inches (32.10 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.23 inches (5.80 mm). Period: Tensho (July 1573-December 1592). Very good polish. Some ware on one side towards monouchi. Otherwise no chips, hagirae or bends.

Mumei Koto katana in shin-gunto koshirae

Blade length: 27.68 inches (703.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.53 inches (13.400 mm). Moto-haba: 1.16 inches (29.50 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.25 inches (6.40 mm). Saki-haba: 0.69 inches (17.50 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.16 inches (4.00 mm). Period: Koto. In fairly good good polish. One blister, markers of tiredness.

Katana signed Bizen no Kuni Osafune Sukesada

Blade length: 28.27 inches (718.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.45 inches (11.32 mm). Moto-haba: 1.42 inches (36.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.29 inches (7.27 mm). Saki-haba: 1.26 inches (32.10 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.23 inches (5.80 mm). Period: Tensho (July 1573-December 1592). Very good polish. Some ware on one side towards monouchi. Otherwise no chips, hagirae or bends.

Gendaito by 27th generation Kanemoto

Blade length: 27.28 inches inches (693.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.78 inches inches (20.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1 .18 inches (30.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.29 inches (7.26 mm). Saki-haba: 0.90 inches (23.00 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.19 inches (4.91 mm). Period: Showa. In good polish; some minor scratches, no flaws or hagire.

Katana signed Minamoto Yoshisuke in koshirae

Blade length: 27.83 inches (707.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.32 inches (8.10 mm). Moto-haba: 1.20 inches (30.60 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.00 mm). Saki-haba: 0.71 inches (18.10 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.17 inches (4.40 mm). Period: 1624-1655 (Kanei-Jo-o eras). In good polish, with very minor scratches. Some minor openings; no hagirae, bends or other flaws.

Kamakura Period Zai-mei Ko-Ichimonji Tachi, NTBHK Tokubetsu-kicho

Blade length: 27.87 inches (708.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.88 inches (22.30 mm). Moto-haba: 1.12 inches (28.40 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.31 inches (7.90 mm). Saki-haba: 0.73 inches (18.60 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.19 inches (4.90 mm). Period: Early/mid Kamakura (1219-1238). In very good polish. No flaws, ware, hagirae or bends.

Katana by Nidai Harima Daijyo Fujiwara Shigetaka in koshirae and with shirasaya, NBTHK

Blade length: 29.30 inches (745.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.67 inches (17.05 mm). Moto-haba: 1.26 inches (32.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.20 mm). Saki-haba: 0.77 inches (19.50 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.20 mm). Period: Early Edo, 1624-1661. Minor scratches,but otherwise good polish. Some minor openings; no other flaws, hagirae or bends.

NCO katana mounted for martial arts

Blade length: 26.30 inches (668.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.60 inches (15.20 mm). Moto-haba: 1.15 inches (29.20 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.70 mm). Period: Showa. Scuffed.

NCO katana mounted for martial arts

Blade length: 26.30 inches (668.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.73 inches (18.50 mm). Moto-haba: 1.14 inches (29.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.26 inches (6.60 mm). Period: Showa. Scuffed, minor patch of rust at hamachi.

Mumei Shinto Katana

Blade length: 27.60 inches (701.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.67 inches (16.90 mm). Moto-haba: 1.27 inches (32.30 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.31 inches (7.80 mm). Saki-haba: 0.92 inches (23.30 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.24 inches (6.10 mm). Period: 16th-17th century. Good condition.

Katana by Takeyama Yoshinao

Blade length: 25.28 inches (642.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.62 inches (15.80 mm). Moto-haba: 1.25 inches (31.80 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.27 inches (6.80 mm). Saki-haba: 0.89 inches (22.70 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.21 inches (5.40 mm). Period: Showa. Needs a polish.

Tachi signed Unshu ju Kobayashi Sadanori, with NBTHK Hozon fittings

Blade length: 27.80 inches (706.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.77 inches (19.61 mm). Moto-haba: 1.33 inches (33.59 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.29 inches (7.31 mm). Saki-haba: 0.84 inches (21.28 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.25 inches (6.35 mm). Period: Showa (February 1974). In very recent good polish.No flaws, ware, hagirae or bends.

Katana by Kaga Katsumitsu, NTHK for both blade and koshirae

Blade length: 25.00 inches (635.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.73 inches (18.50 mm). Moto-haba: 1.03 inches (26.10 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.25 inches (6.40 mm). Saki-haba: 0.52 inches (13.30 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.17 inches (4.40 mm). Period: Tensho (July 1573-December 1592). In reasonable polish. No flaws, ware, hagirae or bends.

Showato by Takasaki Kaneshige

Blade length: 27.44 inches (697.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.64 inches (16.20 mm). Moto-haba: 1.13 inches (28.70 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.00 mm). Saki-haba: 0.78 inches (19.70 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.70 mm). Period: Showa. Fairly good polish. No flaws, ware, hagirae or bends.

Shinsakuto by Yoshitsugu and Akamatsu Taro Kanetsugu

Blade length: 29.76 inches (756.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.78 inches (20.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1.41 inches (36.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.29 inches (7.27 mm). Saki-haba: 1 .26 inches (32.10 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.23 inches (5.80 mm). Period: Heisei (1991). In very good polish, no rust, no flaws or hagire.

Katana by Hattori Masahiro

Blade length: 24.84 inches (631.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.50 inches (12.80 mm). Moto-haba: 1.23 inches (31.20 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.25 inches (6.40 mm). Saki-haba: 0.78 inches (19.80 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.17 inches (4.30 mm). Period: Showa. Still in WW2 polish, with scuffs and scrapes. No flaws, ware, hagirae or bends.

Katana by Takeyama Yoshinao

Blade length: 25.28 inches (642.00 cm) long. Sori: 0.62 inches (15.80 mm). Moto-haba: 1.25 inches (31.80 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.27 inches (6.80 mm). Saki-haba: 0.89 inches (22.70 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.21 inches (5.40 mm). Period: Showa. Scuffs, light surface rusting, nothing serious. No flaws, ware, hagirae or bends.

Houki no kuni ju Nobuhide

Blade length: 30 inches (761.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.87 inches (22.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1.35 inches (34.40 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.00 mm). Saki-haba: 1.06 inches (27.00 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.20 inches (5.00 mm). Period: Heisei, dated 26 November 2005. Excellent condition.

Katana attributed ko-Naminohira, NBTHK Hozon

Blade length: 329.29 inches (744.00 mm) long. Sori: 0.79 inches (20.00 mm). Moto-haba: 1.14 inches (29.00 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.00 mm). Saki-haba: 0.65 inches (16.50 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.16 inches (4.00 mm). Period: Hiean-early Kamakura. Excellent condition for its age, and in recent polish.


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