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Antique Japanese Sword Katana
Signed by Osafune MOTOMITSU
NTHK Certificate


Made in Japan
Free Shipping Worldwide

SIGNED: Motomitsu

Included: NTHK certificate, Traditional sword carrying case, Sword maintenance kit, Full exportation support

Category Katana
Age ENBUN(延文)1356-1361 A.D
Swordsmith Bizen Osafune Motomitsu
Certificate NTHK Certificate
Location Bizen(Today’s Okayama Prefecture)
Blade Size Length: 60.6 cm , Curvature: 1.6 cm


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Antique Japanese Sword Katana Signed by Osafune MOTOMITSU with NTHK Certificate
Motomitsu was one of the swordsmiths in Bizen Osafune school that was located in Today’s Okayama prefecture during the Nanbokucho Period. It is said that he was a son of Kanemitsu, who was one of the most famous swordsmiths in this region. Motomitsu forged most of his swords in 1342-1378 and his style resembled his master, Kanemitsu.


Length60.6 cm
Curvature1.6 cm

HamonThe white pattern on the blade
JimonVisible surface pattern on the steel

Fuchi-KashiraA pair of matching sword fittings that cover the upper and bottom parts of its sword hilt

Tsuka and MekugiThe handle and its decoration

Tsuba and HabakiTsuba is the handgurd for the Japanese sword

SayaSaya is the scabbard for the Japanese sword

CertificateNTHK Hozon



Antique Japanese Sword& Export Process

All the antique Japanese swords we sell are hand-forged edged swords, which are at least 150 years old or older. Also, the blades were made of Japanese special carbon steel called TAMAHAGANE. 

 The Japanese sword is considered a cultural article for the Japanese Cultural Agency(Bunka-Cho). Therefore, we will need to obtain its export permit from the agency before we ship any Japanese swords overseas. It might take a long time to receive this permit so, we would like you to expect at least 2-3 months for us to ship the sword you ordered. We have shipped antique Japanese swords to USA, UK, France, Australia, Canada(BC, AB province), Mexico before. Once we receive the permit, we will ship your sword with a PVC pipe, which is one of the most secure packages because of its durability.

We ship by EMS(Japan Post Office), an international shipping carrier based in Japan, and inform you of a tracking number for your sword. We will put 100 % insurance for your sword without any extra charge.

*Please keep in mind that due to the spread of COVID-19, there are delays in shipping to many countries as most of the airlines are reducing the number of flights from Japan. If you like to know the detail about shipping, please feel free to ask us.

How to buy an antique Japanese Sword


【Payment Method】
We accept payment through Stripe(Credit card) or Paypal. If you prefer other payment method, please contact us. After confirming the payment from you, we will apply for an export permit.


A Guide to Japanese Sword Maintenance
If you like to know how to take care of the Japanese sword, here is the video for you. Mr. Paul Martin, Japanese sword expert, shows you how to give proper maintenance to your sword. When you purchase a Japanese sword from us, you can get a Free sword maintenance kit, which appears in this video.


If you like to see more antique Japanese swords for sale, please check the link below.

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NTHK Certificate”

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