Signature: Hitachi Kami MuneShig
Year Made: 1600s
Forging Pattern: Mokeume with Itame
Tempering Pattern: Midare in nioi guchi with ko nie. Vibrant and active hamon with abundant muneyaki.
Dimensions: Blade length: 55cm, Nakago length: 15.4cm, Thickness at munemachi: 8mm , Width at munemachi: 34mm, Thickness at yokote: 5.5mm , Width at yokote: 23mm
Mountings: In top quality shirasaya and solid silver habaki.
Overall Condition: Excellent. This is a sword of massive proportions, it is thick, wide and healthy. There is a kizu on near the boshi and priced to reflect that.
Located in Bellevue, Washigton State, Japanese Swords Arms & Armor is one of the oldest and most reputable source for antique Japanese swords and armors.