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Antique Japanese Sword Tanto
Unsigned Toshinori
NTHK Certificate


Made in Japan
Free Shipping Worldwide

Included: NTHK certificate, Shirasaya Case, Sword maintenance kit, traditional sword carrying case, Full exportation support

Category  Tanto
Age Bunka Period(1804-1818 A.D. Late Edo period)
Swordsmith Hamabe Toshinori(Unsigned)
Certificate NTHK Certificate
Location Inshu Province (today’s Tottori prefecture)
Blade Size  Length:21.0 cm/Curvature:0 .1 cm

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Antique Japanese Sword Tanto Unsigned Toshinori with NTHK Certificate

Hamabe Toshinori was born in 1746 in Tottori prefecture. He first learned sword forging techniques from Hioki Kanesaki in Tottori prefecture. And he also went to Edo city twice during 1781-1800 to study sword making under different masters. He stayed in Bizen Osafune as well to master Bizen Den from Sukesada. When he became 41 years old, he received the title of Minonokami and changed his maker’s name to Toshinori. Then, he worked for the Tottori clan. He had a lot of apprentices, and his fame and achievement are well-known even today among Japanese sword connoisseurs.

Length  21.0 cm
Curvature 0.1 cm

HamonThe blade pattern created by the tempering process.

JimonVisible surface pattern on the steel

【Other details】

Tsuba and HabakiTsuba is the handguard for the Japanese Sword and Habaki is the equipment to make the blade not touch its scabbard inside.It prevents the blade from getting rusty and chipped.

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

Tsuka and MenukiTsuka is the handle of the Japanese sword and Menuki is its decoration 

SayaSaya is the scabbard for the Japanese sword

CertificateNTHK Certificate


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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. Therefore, we will need to obtain its export permit from them before we ship the sword overseas. The procedure will take about 4-6 weeks to be completed. Including its shipping time, we would like you to expect at least 1.5-2.0 months to receive the sword you order.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, an international shipping carrier based in Japan and inform you a tracking number for your sword. We will put 100 % insurance for your sword without any extra charge.
If you have any concerns or questions, please contact us.

> How to buy an antique Japanese Sword


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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Unsigned Toshinori
NTHK Certificate”

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