(Inaba Sumigen Toshimitsu Forgeyuki February 1945 Inshu ju Minamoto Toshimitsu) Authentic Samurai Sword – 934



Blade length 71.0 cm
warp A little over a quarter / 1.27 cm
Moto haba / Width of the blade 31.7 mm
Motogasane / Thickness of the bottom part of the blade 7.0 mm
Saki Haba / Chip Width Strike 25.5 mm, Yokote position 22.5 mm
Sakigasane / Tick Nes of te bade Strike 5.2 mm Matsuba position 5.0 mm
Nail hole / mekugi ana 1 piece
Age Showa 20 (1945)
The early period of Showa era
Appraisal report
Official Registration Document October 21, 1966 Tottori Prefecture Official Registration Document
Included Bare copper habaki
Black wax scabbard sword fittings
Price / Cost 460,000 Yen(excluding tax and excluding shipping)

Real name Yoshikazu Kanazaki. A swordsmith of Inaba and predecessor, born on June 30, 1918.
Studied under Yasumitsu Ikeda and Toshihide Horii. In 1945, joined the Yasukuni Shrine Japanese Sword Training Association. Here, he studied under Yasunobu Murakami, withdrew from the association in 1945, and forged swords at the Tottori Tottori Swordsmith in 1943.
In 1943, he won the Chairman’s Award at the Army Swords Exhibition, gained fame as a designated swordsmith in the rank of Japanese swordsmiths during the war, and was appointed as an Army swordsmith in 1945. For two months from January 1945, he also wielded a sword at the Fushimi Inari Shrine sword training center in Kyoto, engaged in sword-making until the end of the war. I worked.

* “Yasukuni sword” is derived from the fact that the Japanese sword training society was placed in the precincts of Yasukuni Shrine, and mainly includes high-class military swords and swords given to graduates with excellent results at Army War College (so-called gifted swords). I got it.

Nude weight 763 grams. Weight 1,011 grams that was put in the sword and the sheath was removed.

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