This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 03 July, 2014.
Handmade Functional Practical Samurai Sharp
Our Price: $78.69
This is the economical edition of the Musashi. However, this is still a top of the line blade in this price range. The blade is hand crafted and razor sharp with a good balance. The sword is full tang and can be disassembled. The blade of the sword is hand crafted and constructed of carbon steel with a hamon (Habuchi, The transition zone from soft to hard steel) along the edge of the blade. The sword comes razor sharp and features a visible kissake on the tip of the blade. Ridge Line dividing kissaki from the rest of the blade. The hadened edge (Yakiba) as it extends past the yokote into the kissaki. The scabbard of the sword is wooden with a high gloss black lacquer finish. Wrapped around the upper half of the scabbard is a black cotton sageo. The scabbard throat is blackened steel. The guard of the sword begins with a bronze blade collar (Habaki). The actual guard is blackened steel in the double ring design, the exact same design as the great Musashi. Each side of the guard is secured by a bronze spacer (Seppa), this fitting is only found on hand crafted swords. The sword is full tang and secured by two wooden pins in the handle of the sword. Wrapped over the tang of the sword is imitation ray held in place by two steel pins (Menuki) shaped like dragons. Over the ray skin is a black cotton wrap for the best in comfort and grip. The pommel of the sword is a simple blackened steel end cap.
A) Overall Length: 40.3" Blade Length: 29 "
B) Blade Steel: Carbon Steel Blade: Sharpened ( Very Sharp)
C) Handle Material: Imitation Ray skin wrapped grip & Black cotton cord wrap
D) includes a Sword Bag