The Hoso Kumiage features a genuine same' tsuka, Japanese black silk Tsuka Ito (also available in golden brown) and 95% hand made silver Koshirae. The Hoso Kumiage Japanese Katana can be completely disassembled for full maintenance. It is a fully functional Japanese katana, not a replica.
- Blade: 29 ½" (74.94 cm)
- Tang: 10" (25.4 cm)
- Tsuka: 11" (27.94 cm)
- Overall: 40 ½" (102.9 cm)
- Weight: 2½ lbs. (1.28 kg)
- Balance Point: 5½" (14 cm)
- Retail Price: $999 USD
Blade High carbon Steel – Notare Hamon
Edge Hardness= 60-63 HRC,Body Hardness=30-33 HRC
Black finish saya included with KOIGUCHI
(Buffalo horn )
From the perfectly wrapped Ito, to the handmade Kashira, Menuki, Tsuba and Fuchi, each piece is made from skilled craftsmen that specialize and take pride in their art. The Habaki, Menuki, Fuchi and Kashira are handmade from quality silver. The Tsuka is skilkefuly wrapped with only the leather or silk and only genuine Ray skin is used. The Saya is crafted from hard wood then carefully lacquered and the Koiguchi is made from genuine black horn. The blade is hand forged from only the best High Carbon – Japanese Steel and perfectly balanced.
Each Japanese Katana comes with it's own individual serial number and certificate from Thaitsuki Nihonto so you can trace it back to when and by whom it was made. Each katana is handmade and the fittings are handcrafted so no katana will be ever be exactly alike. Each katana is it's own, one of a kind, work of art.