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Kaneie Silver Dragonfly Katana T10


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Kaneie Silver Dragonfly Katana T10 SE3006. Menkyo collection. T10 steel, light and fast samurai sword, dragonfly motif, full art polish.

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Kaneie Silver Dragonfly Katana

Silver Dragonfly; a light, long and fast samurai sword

This sword is named for the silver colored and dragonfly themed menuki and kashira. The fittings on this sword are premium, Japanese Silk ito and find

As with the other swords in the Menkyo Collection, the blade is differentially hardened T10. It has been hand polished via stones in the traditional manner to a full "art" polish. Details in the hamon are exquisite and must be seen in person to truly appreciate. The blade is a light and fast cutter, with little niku (appleseed edge geometry). Therefore this sword should only be used on traditional cutting targets such as tatami.

Kaneie Dragonfly Katana Features

Hand Forged T10 Blade.
Full Art Polish.
Light and Fast Cutter.

Overall: 40 1/2"
Blade Length: 29"
Handle Length: 10 1/4"
Weight: 2lb 2oz
Point of Balance: 5 1/2"
Thickness at Guard: 6.7mm
Thickness at Tip: 4.5mm
Sori: 1"
Blade Steel: T10
Hrc Edge: 60
Hrc Back: 40

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