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#1 Mortis

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 03:10 AM

Hello Gentlemen,

Just looking for confirmation on this mei. I read it as Ishihara Kanenao. Which, if correct would make the blade a gunto/showato. This mei, I think, looks much more “crisp” than other examples (which I don’t know how to link.) The nagasa is 25.5”. The nakago measures 8.11” and is finished in sensuki. It also has a nice sori at 3/4” or so. However, I cannot find any kind of arsenal stamp.

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#2 Peter Bleed

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 04:09 AM

Looks like Sekihara Kanenao. No idea who that was.

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Well, mebbe its Ishihara...


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#3 Peter Bleed

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 04:11 AM

Oh, I see, you had already figured that out. I just looked at the pictures...

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#4 raymondsinger

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 04:13 AM

His civilian name was 石原金直 Ishihara Kanenao
Born 25 May 1908; studied under Amachi Suzuichi (天地鈴市) and worked as a gunto smith.

#5 ChrisW

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 04:25 AM

Looks just like the chromium steel blade I have.


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