John Lee Imori Katana Sword


Imori stands for alpine newt in Japanese. The handforged blade without fuller (Bo-Hi) is made of 1045 carbon steel (which is not stainless), the blade collar is brass. The fittings are black, decorated with the golden newt. Grip-wrap is Katate Maki-Style (War-wrap) made of blue cotton, under which real ray skin is underlayed. Two dowels (Mekugi) fix the blade in the grip. The Imori Katana will be delivered in a collector`s box. More information...

€115,00 excl. VAT
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John Lee Imori Katana

  • Blade length to Tsuba: 71cm
  • Overall length without scabbard: 100cm
  • Blade curve (Sori): 1.4cm
  • Back strength: 7mm
  • Max blade width: approx. 3cm
  • Forged blade from 1045 carbon steel
  • Fake ground hamon
  • Knife-sharp cutting edge
  • hardness of the blade edge is approx. 50 Rockwell
  • Weight without scabbard: 1290 g / with scabbard: 1520 g
9-Oct 2020
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