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FS Mumei Katana Attributed to Monju Shigekuni


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Selling my mumei Monju Shigekuni katana. It is believed that this is the 2nd generation whom was active in the Kanbun era (1661-1673).

He is rated Jo-saku with wazamono cutting performance (Hawley 90, Toko Taikan 6m)

Shinogi-zukuri. Iori-mune, shallow sori. 

Blade length 61.6cm (2 shaku 0 sun 3 bu 3 rin), sori 1.0cm (3 bu 3 rin), moto-haba 2.86cm, moto-kasane 0.65cm, saki-haba 2.11 cm, saki-kasane 0.44 cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 606.5g , shirasaya length 87cm

Nakago is Ubu. Yasurimes are kiri. Saki is kuri-jiri

Jigane : Itame-hada well grained. Mokume and some changes mixed. Jinie attached. Clear chikei appeared.

Hamon : Chû-suguha. Senqunenced ko-gunome mixed. Deep nioi appeared. Ko-nie attached. Sunagashis appeared

Sword is in polish and in very good condition. The Koi kuchi of the shirasaya is a little tight.

NBTHK Hozon 

 

Asking $3250 + Shipping and Insurance 

 

 

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6 hours ago, Fuuten said:

Looks like a steal. Katana length, in polish and papered to a famous smith. Sure its mumei but at that price - what's not to love?

What's not to love? One thing, it's in the states :)

 

 

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