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Powerfull Naginata Nbthk Hozon By Minamoto Masaari


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#1 NihontoCollector

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Posted 07 August 2017 - 01:11 AM

I am offering a Naginata made by Minamoto Masaari of Musashi Province in around 1864. Minamoto Masaari was a student of Muneari.

 

This is a very powerfull and strong feeling Naginata. Not of the ceremonial type but the one you bring for the battle. It measures approx 48.5 cm Nagasa and has a quite thick Motokasane as you can see in the images.

 

The blade was awarded NBTHK Hozon and rests in a newly made Shirasaya. It includes a copper Habaki.  While the blade has old polish left showing a nice wavy Gunome Hamon throughout the blade it would be most beautifull with a fresg polish. It is a bit rough on he Ha (no nicks though) with some scuffs / oixdation and some light pitting. The pictures very much tell it all. I can see one small Ware in the Shinogi ji and there are 3 battle marks on one side near the Habaki.

 

A well made, beefy blade with good length.

 

Price is USD 3200.00

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#2 NihontoCollector

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Posted 07 August 2017 - 01:12 AM

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#3 NihontoCollector

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Posted 04 September 2017 - 04:34 AM

USD 3000 price drop


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#4 NihontoCollector

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 02:46 AM

2900 final reduction


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Posted 04 October 2017 - 07:20 AM

Bump


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Posted 01 November 2017 - 12:03 AM

bump


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#7 NihontoCollector

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Posted 28 November 2017 - 04:30 AM

Reduced to only 2700 USD. If no sale I will put it back in my collection


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