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Oshy last won the day on June 5

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  1. Oshy

    Sennin Kinko

    I am told the above reads "Gyokushiken Yasunori" Couple more examples below: https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/antique-Japanese-samurai-sword-tsuba-470146792 https://fudo-myoo.com/en/tsuba/23-tsuba-with-kinko-琴高-and-his-giant-carp.html
  2. Given the current state of things I assume this has been canceled for 2020 correct? Was there a 2019 show?
  3. Only 1 left, those all sure went fast! Great offerings priced to move
  4. Beautiful jihada! Ray, you definitely have a talent for taking pictures and knowing just how to capture the fine details over every square inch. Just wanted to point this out and give credit where I believe we often forget and take for granted, great work!
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    Dimensions and pictures of nakago and full bare blade(both sides) please.
  6. I like it regardless, very aesthetically pleasing
  7. Wow great close up shot there! In general, the beauty of martensite doesn't seem to be emphasized enough, would love to see more examples if others can share and make this a show and tell thread. I dont seem to have many shots close up like that focusing on the martensite but here are a couple that I have readily available from my recent Ko-Uda acquisition. Mainly a fine stream of sand. Additional pics available here too: https://imgur.com/gallery/VLFNouU
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    No Hitsu Ana

    A few mixed in with my collection, most of which is shown here: https://imgur.com/a/KfgmGY1
  9. Its a soft wood, not sure what it is but nothing special. Allan Lee McKelvy is the artist and they are prints of his hand painted oshigata. I buy directly from him on FB but you can also purchase at Fine art America below. I custom order my frames from Art to Frames too. https://fineartamerica.com/shop/metal+prints/allan+lee https://www.arttoframe.com/?rmsrc=1&channel=google&effort=Brand&rmatt=tsid:1049903|cid:257969082|agid:19246359642|tid:aud-347227194905:kwd-12229092428|crid:288064910786|nw:g|rnd:3444125072397866871|dvc:c|adp:|mt:e|loc:9019609&gclid=CjwKCAjw19z6BRAYEiwAmo64LYlS5lBkjYoRivXW79LJJWamPXqX0ZVW8YYSrgIukW8GiAfQpZ7GexoCDIgQAvD_BwE
  10. Enomoto was surely one of the most talented and prevalent smiths of the century, made some exquisite soshu examples of which I recently picked up a katana by him. Would love to add this as well but finances will not allow at this time. Best of luck Alex.
  11. Those cases are beautiful Daniel, especially the ones with the 3 sides of glass. I have looked at them a few times but quite pricey. Perhaps in time I may pick up one of the cheaper ones.
  12. This past month and a half has been hectic to say the least for my family as we found our dream home, sold our old place, worked through some renovations/upgrades and a lot of refurnishing all while work remained busy and daycare remained closed! We are not quite settled completely but getting close currently working on getting everything hung. Today im working on the office, see preliminary pictures below. Parts of the collection are out for work or stuck in transit, while others are hung else ware in the house, but I would love to see how everyone else displays their collections to get some ideas. Thanks!
  13. Yes, no surprise here. Ray always go above and far beyond.
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