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#1 matthewbrice

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Posted 24 August 2019 - 10:55 PM

FOR SALE:  A tanto with an osoraku blade--a rare blade shape.  This sword is available for $2400, or best offer.  

 

 

 

 

--Matthew Brice

 

 

 

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#2 Ken-Hawaii

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Posted 24 August 2019 - 11:42 PM

Matt, can you please list the dimensions?


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#3 matthewbrice

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Posted 25 August 2019 - 02:38 AM

Hi Ken.  The blade measures 10 1/2" (26.6 cm).  The kissaki measures 5 5/16" (13.5 cm).    

 

 

 

 

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#4 Ken-Hawaii

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Posted 25 August 2019 - 06:42 PM

Confirming that hacho is 26.6 cm, right? Also, is there any provenance paperwork?


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#5 matthewbrice

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Posted 25 August 2019 - 07:01 PM

Hi Ken. Yes, the blade measures 26.6 cm from blade tip to bottom of the notch in the habaki with the tape pulled tight—proper method.

I have no paperwork or provenance.



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#6 Ken-Hawaii

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Posted 25 August 2019 - 11:02 PM

PM sent.


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#7 matthewbrice

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Posted 26 August 2019 - 06:10 PM

Note the copper and shakudo tsuba is ko-kinko.



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#8 Stephen

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Posted 26 August 2019 - 06:48 PM

Love it all wish funds were available.
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