Masahide Takatsuka, September 1991 Takatsuka Masahide Authentic Samurai Sword – 1126

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Blade length 72.31 cm
warp A little less than a quarter / 1.27 cm
Moto haba / Width of the blade 31.1 mm
Motogasane / Thickness of the bottom part of the blade 7.0 mm
Saki Haba / Chip Width Strike 25.9 mm, Yokote position 23.1 mm
Sakigasane / Tick Nes of te bade Strike 6.1 mm, pine needle tip 5.9 mm
Nail hole / mekugi ana 1 piece
Age 1991 (Heisei 3)
The early years of Heisei era
Appraisal report
Official Registration Document October 17, 1991 Hyogo Prefecture Official Registration Document
Included ・ Copper-based silver-plated habaki
・ Black wax-coated sheath sword fittings
Price / Cost 498,000 Yen(FREE shipping all of the world)

Masahide Takatsuka was a former army swordsmith, named Masatsugu before the war, and was designated as the second seat (quasi-national swordsmith) at the new Japanese sword exhibition in 1945. Even in the provisional ranking table of, it was highly evaluated as being designated as a high-ranking swordsmith, a good work, and Ozeki. After the war, the name was changed to Masahide, and he played an active role in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture for many years.

This sword is a work that imitates Norishige Etchu. It is a flawless and flawless sword that boasts a complex and varied finish.
At present, Iaido polishing is applied, but you can enjoy the strangeness of the ground blade of this sword by applying solid ornamental polishing. If you have the spare capacity, please order re-polishing. Recommended for both Iai and viewing.
* Reference polishing price 168,000 yen (excluding tax)

Nude weight 803 grams. Weight 1,091 grams that was put in the sword and the sheath was removed.