katana handforged musashi

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Musashi was the greatest swords man ever in Japan. This is the economical edition of the Musashi. However, this is still a top of the line blade in this price range.  Hand crafted and razor sharp with a good balance. Full tang and can be disassembled. Blade is hand crafted of carbon steel with a hamon (Habuchi, The transition zone from soft to hard steel) along the edge of the blade.  The sword comes razor sharp and features a visible kissake on the tip of the blade. Ridge Line dividing kissaki from the rest of the blade. The hadened edge (Yakiba) as it extends past the yokote into the kissaki. The scabbard of the sword is wooden with a high gloss black lacquer finish.  Wrapped around the upper half of the scabbard is a black cotton sageo. The scabbard throat is blackened steel. The guard of the sword begins with a bronze blade collar (Habaki). The actual guard is blackened steel in the double ring design, the exact same design as the great Musashi.  Each side of the guard is secured by a bronze spacer (Seppa), this fitting is only found on hand crafted swords. The sword is full tang and secured by two wooden pins in the handle of the sword. Wrapped over the tang of the sword is imitation ray held in place by two steel pins (Menuki) shaped like dragons. Over the ray skin is a black cotton wrap for the best in comfort and grip.  The pommel of the sword is a simple blackened steel end cap.  Overall Length: 40.3"  Blade Length: 29 " Carbon Steel (Very Sharp).  Imitation Ray skin wrapped grip & Black cotton cord wrap includes a Sword Bag

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Please note - prices shown are for online purchases only.  Instore prices may vary.  All prices shown are in Australian dollars.PLEASE CHOOSE CAREFULLY.  NO WARRANTY APPLIES TO WEAPONRY.  NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES APPLIES TO PURCHASES OF WEAPONRY.  Some weapons may be illegal in the user's area.  It is the responsibility of the user/purchaser to research and follow state and local laws prior to purchasing. Weapons will not be sold to person under 18 yrs of age

  • Model: WG586BK
  • Shipping Weight: 10kgs
  • 1 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Global Gear

This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 07 March, 2010.