(Juken Sekizumi, October, 1952 Seki ju Kanenori saku) Authentic Samurai Sword – 556



Blade length 67.35 cm
warp 1.5 cm
Moto haba / Width of the blade 31.5 mm
Motogasane / Thickness of the bottom part of the blade 7.8 mm
Saki Haba / Chip Width 23.4 mm
Sakigasane / Tick Nes of te bade 5.7 mm
Nail hole / mekugi ana
Age Showa 14 (1939)
The early period of Showa era
Appraisal report
Official Registration Document July 21, 2011 Hyogo Prefecture Official Registration Document
Included ・ Copper ingot plating Shonai Habaki
・ Short form 98 type Guntō
Price / Cost 325,000 Yen(excluding tax and excluding shipping)

Real name Kojima Taro. A brother of Tokijiro Kojima’s “Kanemichi”, he was born in Nagazumi-cho, Seki City, Gifu Prefecture in May 1907.
Became a subordinate of Kanenaga Watanabe and studied at the Japanese sword training school, and was approved by the Agency for Cultural Affairs on February 7, 1969. He is one of the representative Seki blacksmiths of the Showa era who was active as an army swordsmith during the Greater East Asia War, having won eight prizes at the new masterpiece sword exhibition.