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    A Beautiful Signed and Dated Shin Shinto Katana by Kato Tsunahide in Elaborate Sea Life Mounts.

    Deep curved blade 69.6 cm cutting edge and notare hamon with tobiyaki spots and long yakaidashi. Nashiji hada. Ubu nakago and 1 mekugi-ana and 9 character Tsunahide signature with date and custom order. Condition of blade, spectacular. Bright polish reveals all details, no visible flaws. Nakago pristine with beautiful color and no raised rust. High grade double gold foil habaki. Honoki wood shirasaya with elaborate sayagaki. Koshirae with Sea Life motif, soft metal fuchi-kashira with copper lobsters. Soft metal tsuba with copper lobsters and details. Menuki of copper lobsters. Black roiro lacquer saya with bamboo wrap around korikata. With NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper and high grade NTHK paper.

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    Dallas, TX 75219

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