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Stephen

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  1. What is Golden week and does everything shut down?
  2. You may be amused by it but it's like two teens sitting by each other texting each other.
  3. Members please... If your replying to post above yours WE DONT NEED IT REPETED. WASTE OF SPACE! Back to my hole.
  4. You have some attractive tsuba.
  5. It is except hole location
  6. Sanmai same same on each side . Thin copper plate on top iron inter.
  7. Context please. Used where?
  8. " I don't think it's a crafted hada, but just the result of the nature of the local steel that Mantetsu used. " this is correct. Bar stock will show fine grain....not hada per se
  9. It's more like he's not happy with high bid. Happens to me a lot. I've seen simluar tsuba at three times that price.
  10. Looking for daisho tsuba box. Used preferred condition ok to useable is fine.
  11. Mei on kogatana are seldom the smith. More like a tribute. Won't have anything to do with tanto.
  12. I'd like to know as well. I'll reach out on FB see if we can get a response.
  13. Stephen

    Coming soon

    Nice one Burno
  14. I once owned a gunto which saya was covered with same* then the hard lacquer. I don't think the saddle soap to harsh use just a mild mixture on a rag wiped on then off. Nice pick up. Love Emura swords.
  15. Nice double habaki leads us to older blade. Just the one pix??
  16. Stephen

    Coming soon

    I won't know until in hand but thinking the mei has/had been dimpled to remove?
  17. Stephen

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    Pleased to announce winning another close to same tsuba. Same school if not same hand.
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