Hidetada Sekizumi, Yoshiday Kisaragi, the year of the Yang Water Rat Seki ju Hidetada Authentic Samurai Sword – 980

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Blade length 80.05 cm
warp 1.81 cm
Moto haba / Width of the blade 32.1 mm
Motogasane / Thickness of the bottom part of the blade 6.6 mm
Saki Haba / Chip Width Strike 25.4 mm, Yokote position 22.8 mm
Sakigasane / Tick Nes of te bade Strike 4.6 mm, pine needle tip 4.8 mm
Nail hole / mekugi ana 1 piece
Age 1972 (Showa 47)
The latter period of Showa era
Appraisal report
Official Registration Document March 29, 1972 Gifu Prefecture Official Registration Document
Included ・ Bare copper habaki
・ Black wax-coated sheath sword fittings
Price / Cost 550,000 Yen(FREE shipping all of the world)

Real name, Makoto Takaba. Born February 18, 1938. In 1945, he was introduced to Kunitada Ikeda swordsmith, and in 1943, he was introduced to Kanehide Nakata swordsmith. The swordsmith’s inscription “Hidetada” was given by “Tada” by Kunitada Ikeda and “Hidetada” by Kanehide Nakata. In 1969, he received sword approval and exhibited at the 1st New Masterpiece Exhibition and was selected consecutively. In 1976, he received the Encouragement Award by copying the cutting blade structure designated as an important cultural property by Mr. Saburo Shizu’s masterpiece. In 1969, he received training at Akihira Miyairi Training Center with the help of Professor Kanyama Sato, and in 1970, he opened the Takaba Training Center in Seki City, Gifu Prefecture.
Many of the styles are privately owned by Mr. Saburo Shizu, a master craftsman born in Mino Province, and there is also a style by Kiyomaro Yamaura.

This sword is a work aimed at Toru, from the fact that the straight-edged main tone of the sword is burned on the heathered skin, and the sword is burned one by one with the side hand. A sword recommended for Iai martial arts swords with long blades and taller ones.
In the current polishing state, Yokote is about 3 mm lower than the original position. Iai, it is enough to use it as a military sword at present, but if you want to enjoy the original appearance as an art sword, you can return the Yokote position to the normal position by re-polishing, Hidetada swordsmith’s tiger You can enjoy the full-length copy.
* There is a repair mark on the blade on the sheath chestnut shape.

Nude weight 867 grams. Weight 1130 grams that was put in the sword and the sheath was removed.