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#1 kissakai

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 08:43 PM

Hi

Can anyone help with this katana mei?

A friend is interested in buying this katana

This is the best I can do with the images available

 

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Grev

 


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#2 raymondsinger

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 08:58 PM

Quick reply, it is a mei for Shoji Naotane (藤直胤 + KAO). Photos may be a bit unfocused to make a determination of authenticity.



#3 raymondsinger

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 11:54 PM

司美濃介藤直胤
Shoji Mino (no) Suke Fuji Naotane + KAO
 
嘉永元年八月吉日
A lucky day in the 8th month of the Kaei 1 (1848)

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#4 uwe

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 12:12 AM

Not “十一月” Ray?
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#5 raymondsinger

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 12:16 AM

Yes, you are right Uwe. Rushed/sloppy response on my part. 



#6 kissakai

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 10:06 AM

Thanks again for help

What would be the revised date?


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#7 uwe

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 11:39 AM

The same Grev!
Except November instead of August.
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