Kitae [forging pattern]: Muji hada, possibly ko-itame
Hamon [tempering pattern]: Notare-midare in nie
Boshi [tip]: Midare-komi with long kaeri
Nakago [tang]: Ubu nakago with one menuki-ana and suji-jigai yasurime, signed on omote Noshu Ju Fujiwara Nagasada and dated on the ura Ansei Yon nen Ni Gatsu Kichi-Nichi (1857)
Nagasa [length from kissaki to machi]: 72.8 cm, 28 2/3 in.
Saki-haba [width at the yokote]: 2.7 cm, 1 1/16 in.
Moto-haba [width at the machi]: 3.3 cm, 1 3/10 in.
In shingunto customised mounts with silver mon on the kabuto-gane.
Accompanied by a certificate of registration as Tokubetsu Hozon Token [Sword Worthy of Preserving] no. 27201505 issued by the Nihon Bijitsu Token Hozon Kyokai [Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword].
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