Wakizashi Kusanagi

Wakizashi Kusanagi
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Wakizashi Kusanagi
Reference : WAK16BW215
Kusanagi Saber 草 薙 剣, name of a legendary weapon according to which the sword was used to cut grass, thus saving the wearer from a deliberately started fire.

Sugata (Blade Style):
Hand forged, curved blade with Hi (gutter) and Chu-Kissaki (tip). San-maï steel, folded 1060 on the sides and 1095 in the center. Folded 13 times to reach approx. 8192 sheets, cured differently by selective quenching. There is a beautiful Hada (grain on steel, result of bent steel) on the blade.
The hardness of Mune is about 43 ° and Ha (blade edge) is about 60 ° HRC Rockwell.

Nagasa (Blade length from Habaki): about 50 cm / 20 inches.
Moto-Kasane (Thickness at the base): about 6 mm.
Saki-Kasane (Thickness at the tip): about 5 mm.
Nakago (tang of the blade) with Mei (inscription) according to tradition: Murasame - year of production.

Tsuka (Handle): Wood, suitable for silk. Length 20.5 cm / 8 inches.
Tsuka-ito (Fabric around handle): Fitted black silk.
Same: Real, white ray skin.
Menugi: Bamboo wood, Assembly according to traditional methods. The 1 mekugi-ana is drilled diagonally and conically in the tang.
Menuki: Brass, hand polished. Dragon shape. One on each side, mounted in the traditional way.
Habaki: Brass. Made in 1 piece.
Seppa: Copper.
Tsuba (Guard): Steel. Black color
Saya (Scabbard): Selected wood. Black lacquered. Curved according to the Sori of the blade. Koi-guchi, kurigata and kojiri are made of brown buffalo horn. Saya with kurikata and 2 shitodome for Obi support.
Sageo: Black silk.
about 815 gr. without Saya.
about 990 gr. with Saya.

Accessories included:
Embroidered silk-effect protective cover

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Delivery time: Within 5-7 days for our items in stock, maximum 3 weeks for items made to order, 10 to 14 weeks for our custom katanas and iaitos.
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2021-12-31 629.00629.00
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Black lacquered katana display
Black lacquered katana display