Shirasaya Katana John Lee Black

As Shirasaya refers to a special sword mount, which was formerly used for the gentle keeping the blade. Especially in times of peace, the blades were kept in it perfectly protected. The unpainted Magnolia wood absorbs the moisture inside the sheath, leading them to the outside and thus protects the blade from rust. Many Shirasaya were provided with a "Sayagaki", an inscription, which gave information on Smith, Origin and classification. On the streets of Japan, the inconspicuous outfit was no handle and guard, especially in the late 19th Century use. At the time of the emperor performing Samurai swords banned. The Shirasaya mount, which saw a wooden sword and wooden stick was very similar, a clever way to wear the sword still unnoticed. More information...

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Shirasaya Katana John Lee Black

In principle is this Shirasaya is due to the sharpened blade suitable for cutting tests tamageshiri. However, we do not recommend this because there is no tsuba to protect your hand from slipping.

  • Sword in Shinogi zukuri style with channeling (Bo-Hi), hand-forged from 1045 carbon steel.
  • Sharp blade with integrated Hamon line with particularly autentischer optics.
  • Wooden scabbard included
  • Hardness of the blade: Blade back approx. 40 °, cutting edge 52-55 ° HRC
  • Long fishing, which is connected one bamboo pin (Mekugi) is fixed in the handle.
  • The sword is not intended for dismantling.
  • It only high-quality, authentic materials are used, no plastic is used.
  • Blade collar (habaki) and washers (Seppa) are made of brass.
  • Supplied with a protective cover John Lee.
  • Handle length 28cm
  • Blade length 72.5cm
  • Overall length (without sheath) 100.5cm
  • Weight (without the sheath) 940 g

The protective wooden case, in which is the product packaged, comes free of charge.

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