Kitae [forging pattern]: A tight itame-hada with some mokume and masame in places
Hamon [tempering pattern]: Nioi-deki, notare-midare with sunagaeshi and ashi
Boshi [tip]: Ko-maru with short kaeri
Nakago [tang]: O-suriage with 4 mekugi-ana, kiri-jiri and machi-okuri, mumei
In shirasaya [plain wood scabbard]
Nagasa [length from kissaki to machi]: 69.2 cm, 27 1/4 in.
Saki-haba [width at the yokote]: 1.9 cm, 3/4 in.
Moto-haba [width at the machi]: 2.5 cm, 1 in.
Accompanied by a certificate of registration as Tokubetsu Hozon Token [Sword Worthy of Preserving], no. 150568 issued by the Nihon Bijitsu Token Hozon Kyokai [Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword], dated Heisei 17 (2005).
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