17th C. Shinto O-wakizashi Sukesada 1651 - Japanese Samurai Sword Tsuba For Sale
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A beautiful signed & dated ubu zaimei Shinto O-Wakizashi
Long Wakizashi in full polish
Long & wide thick & stout robust blade
Blade is mounted in a superb Koshirai
Blade jidai (era) : Shinto period 17th century, Keian era August 1651
Signed : Bishu Osafune Hichibejo Sukesada
Dated : A day in August Keian 3rd year = A day in August 1651
Tang : Ubu 1 hole, 5-3/4"
Total blade length : 29"
Blade thickness at the habaki notch : 7.1mm
Width at the habaki :1-3/16"
Width at the Yokote level : 13/16" Kissaki/point : 1-1/4" Sori/curve : 5/8"
Hamon/temper line :Hamon is a beautiful well controlled & very active wide sugu-notare-ba on both side
Hada/grain : well forged Itame mix
Kissaki/point : strong point with big Boshi/turn-backon both side
Blade exhibit some beautiful & very clear activity's all over-it
Blade condition: full polish
Guaranty against fatal flaw like crack/hagire & shinai with no chip no bend mix with some minor small flaw/ware
Mounts / Koshirai
All the Fittings are Edo period 18th 19th century
Sentoku / brass Kozuka
2 copper seppa
Original old silver foil Habaki
Handle is solid & good, all original with a old late-Edo period intact black silk ito/wrap
Scabbard is old & original, & as been re-lacquered + mother of pearl
Any other question please ask, my description ishonest & very accurate,
perfectly as described & exactly as shown in the pictures below,enjoy in the sale.
Terms & condition of the deal
do not purchase directly the insurance at the post office but only the
so the $ amount on the post office stamp on the package is
only for the shippingthat we paid to the post office,
but the item is
fully insured for the fullfinal price not by the post office but
directly by my private business insurance.
The insurance+ handling are
not reflected in the$ amount of the post office stamp on the package.Total shippingamountare for: shipping (post office) + fully insured (via my private business insurance)+ handling.Over sea buyer(s): custom declaration are declared at the full final price (no less).
Import duties taxes are the buyer's responsibility.
USA buyer(s) viaexpressmail$75 fully insuredInternational buyer(s)via EMS/express mail $95 fully insured
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