Kanemichi is one of the very few showa smiths awarded certificate by modern NBTHK. He was one of the 4 Seki smiths that were highly rated as Yen 2million. Amongst the much sought after Yasukuni Shrine Swords, only 2 smiths were rated as Yen 2million.
This blade was made to commemorate the 2600 years of Imperial throne and swords made for this occasion were well made with a longer tip.
The blade has a cutting edge of 67cm and is very sharp. The hamon is beautiful and the weight is lighter than a standard gunto blade. It was made for a civilian working for the military and the koshirae is Showa era samurai mount. The saya is custom made and recent to replace the original saya that was not in great shape.
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