John Lee Dragon Tokuni Wakizashi

A noble version from the Dragon Samurai sword. More information...

€123,00
€123,00 excl. VAT
In stock 1 pcs
Item physically stored in our Warehouse in Kadan
, dispatch on 17-Apr-2024

John Lee Dragon Tokuni Wakizashi

Still today, the dragon plays an important role in Japan, and not only when it comes to New Year´s Day celebrations. In contrary to the western mysticism the dragon is in Japan a mystical creature which is said to bring the people good luck.

  • The wakizashi has a hand forged blade made of carbon steel with a fine hamon and has been tempered traditionally.
  • The sharp blade features a hi (fuller) to reduce the total weight.
  • The handle (tsuka) is made of wood, has been coated with real fish skin and features two menukis. In addition it has been traditionally wrapped in black cotton. 
  • The blade is sharpened with an incorporated fake hamon line (cross-grind) for a particularly authentic look.
  • The tang is especially long and fixed with two bamboo pegs (mekugi).
  • The scabbard (saya) is made of wood and the blade collar (habaki) is made of brass.
  • This short sword has been made according to original museum exhibitions.
  • The sword comes with a certificate of origin, wrapped in cloth and packed in a high-quality wooden box.
  • All measures are subject to estimation.
  • Blade Material: 1045 Carbon Steel
  • Handle Material: Wood / Ray Skin / Cotton
  • Sheath: Wood
  • Handle Length: 24,5 cm
  • Blade Length: 52 cm
  • Overall Length (without sheath): 77,5 cm
  • Weight (without sheath): 800 g

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