Kitae [forging pattern]: Mokume, itame hada, wide midare-utsuri
Hamon [tempering pattern]: Notare midare in niori, narrow at either end but becoming wider in the middle of the blade
Boshi [tip]: Narrow boshi with small kaeri
Nakago [tang]: Ubu nakago with one mekugi-ana, some machi-okuri, kiri-jiri, signed Tachi Mei Sadatsuna
In shirasaya [plain wood scabbard]
Nagasa [length from kissaki to machi]: 75.5 cm, 29 2/3 in.
Saki-haba [width at the yokote]: 1.1 cm, 3/7 in
Moto-haba [width at the machi]: 3 cm, 1 2/11 in.
Accompanied by a certificate of registration as Juyo Token [Important Sword] and identifying the blade as Ko Hoki School, no. 14200248 issued by the Nihon Bijitsu Token Hozon Kyokai [Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword], dated Heisei 14 (2002).
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