CERTIFICATE : NBTHK HOZON
SWORDSMITH : 一原 長光 (Ichihara NAGAMITSU)
LOCATION : OKAYAMA Pref,
Ichihara NAGAMITSU was designated by Japanese military for high
class swordsmith. He was also called “一龍子 長光”(ichiryuushi nagamitsu). His blade is popular among with military swords collector.
This is a quality samurai sword blessed with a beautiful set of
Koshirae. The Fuchikashira is designed KARASU-URI（a snake guard）
on shakudou-nanakoji. Also MENUKI are gold colored snake guard.
The scabbard is lacqured in black with ishimeji (stone surface).
TSUBA is made out of iron and its design is flower and butterfly
with carved gold and silver color metals.
Hamon Wild wavy temper line with clove blossoms and extending legs (ASHI)
Jihada Close-grained with mixed straight grain