09-12 Ritsumeikan Yoshikazu (gendaitou)

09-12 Gendaitou - Ritsumeikan Yoshikazu

Length: 62.8 cm. / 24.7 in.

Sori: 1.0 cm. / 0.4 in.

Mekugi-ana: 2

Description: Ritsumeikan was born and lived in Kyoto.  Acted as an official sword smith of the Japanese Imperial Army where he received prize from the Imperial Army Sword competition 6 times.

New made saya and tsuka with older Edo period tsuba.

Although a little short for iaido for taller westerners, this is a stout sword suitable for tameshigiri.

Asking Price: $4,750