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  1. Hi here is a link to a previous thread about saya colour and texture.
  2. Hi Guys shipping was very fast Sent by ups received it two days Before Christmas. Nice to have A Shigetsugu blade with horimono.
  3. Hi guys thought I would share this katana that arrived two days before Christmas. Signed Kasama Ikkansai Shigetsugu saku A day in August 1937 Merry Christmas
  4. Thank you guys for the help! Will let my mate know.
  5. Hi guys a friend has asked if I can help him translate the date and maker of this sword he is interested in buying l apologise in advance for the poor photos I think the date is 1943 and the second kanji is tomi. Regards Chris H
  6. Thank you very much for your help K Morita.
  7. Thank you Steve it seems i was way off on the date😕
  8. Just realised my picture is crap here is a clearer view.
  9. HI guys trying to translate this sword for a mate and struggling, any assistance is much appreciated i believe the smith is Sada Nori although i carn't find anyone signing this way in my books or online. The other side is in Grass script and i have no clue again many thanks in advance Chris H
  10. For me its my katana made by Shigetsugu in 1938
  11. Thanks guys for the replies it confirms my thoughts, it doesn't owe me anything and i shall continue to enjoy it as Geraint surgested. Cheers Chris H
  12. Thank you Moriyama san my reading abilities are not the best.
  13. Hi Steve life been pretty normal very lucky with the whole covid thing, you guys in Hawaii?. Im leaning to gimei as well, i can not find a matching mei in my reference books but nice to have other opinions as im no expert.
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