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Antique Japanese Sword Wakizashi Signed by HISAYUKI NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Certificate


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Signed: KAWAI HISAYUKI(front)/ 1860 peach blossoms season (back)

Included: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon certificate, Shirasaya case, traditional sword carrying case, Sword maintenance kit, full exportation support

Category Wakizashi
Age ANSEI era(安政): Late Edo Period( 1860 A.D.)
Swordsmith KAWAI HISAYUKI(川井久幸)
Certificate NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon certificate
Blade Size Length:39.7cm cm(15.6 inches)/Curvature:0.6 cm(0.2 inches)

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Antique Japanese Sword Wakizashi Signed by HISAYUKI  with NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Certificate

The real name of Kawai Hisayuki (川井久幸)was Kawai Kametaro. In 1786, he was born in Kawai family, who served the Tokugawa government. He also signed “Bakufushi Hisayuki” in his other swords. Bakufushi means Samurai, who served Tokugawa government. He was not only a swordsmith but also a honorable Samurai warrior. He died at around the same time Tokugawa government lost their power at the end of Edo period.(1858)

This sword has a Tokubetsu Hozon certificate issued by NBTHK. This authentication paper was only given to Japanese swords, especially worth preserving by Nihon Bijutsu Touken Hozon Kyokai(the Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword).

Cutting Edge Length(Nagasa)39.7cm(15.6 inches)
Curvature(Sori)0.6cm(0.2 inches)

Signature(Front) 75 years old FUJIWARA HISAYUKI made (Back) ANSEI 1860 peach blossoms season

HamonStraight temperline with large waves called Gunome midare with Choji working well.

JimonClosed – grained


Fuchi-KashiraA fisherman and plovers inlaying on shakudou base.


MenukiCarving nuts out of sakudou metal.


TsubaA round shakudou MIGAKIJI (polished surface) with openwork butterfly & cherryblossom


Scabbard(Saya):Lacquered in black

Certificate: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Certificate



【About us】
Samurai Museum is located in Tokyo, Japan, exhibiting antique artifacts related to the Samurai history. Samurai Museum Shop is the place for those who are interested in Japanese culture and craftsmanship. We deal with antique Samurai swords/armor, traditional crafts made in Japan and so on. 

Japanese Sword& Export Process
The Japanese swords we deal with are hand-forged edged swords. Samurai Museum is familiar with the proper legal procedure for an antique/ authentic Japanese sword to be exported from Japan. We have sent more than 300 Japanese swords to amazing owners who appreciate its historical value.

Each Japanese sword is registered under the Agency for Cultural Affairs and the Board of Education in Japan.They issue a registration paper for each Japanese sword for its owner in Japan to legally possess it. The Japanese sword with its registration paper means it was traditionally hand-forged in Japan.

To legally export the sword from Japan to other countries, we will have to apply for its permit to the Agency for Cultural Affairs(Bunkacho) and return the original registration paper to the Board of Education. It normally takes around 1-1.5 months to receive this permit. And we would like you to expect at least 2-3 months for your order to arrive at your given address after you ordered. For more detailed info, please click here.

【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. You can either pay in Japanese Yen or US Dollars. The price is decided in Japanese Yen. The price in US dollar is calculated automatically based on an exchange rate.

We have shipped Japanese swords to the USA, UK,France, Canada(BC, AB), Australia, Germany and Mexico. If you don’t live in these countries and like to order, please contact us first before making a purchase.

Once we receive the export permit, we will inform you and ask if it is okay for us to ship. After confirming you are ready to receive the sword, we will proceed with its shipping. We use package cushioning to protect the item and put it in a PVC pipe, which is one of the most secure packages because of its durability.

We ship with EMS, an international expedited shipping service provided by Japan Post in Japan. We will send you a tracking number for your order as soon as we hand it to the post office. We will put 100 % insurance on the shipping document without any extra charge. Based on the total amount, there might be a duty tax to pay, depending on the countries.

It will normally takes 5-14 days for the item to arrive at your given address after we dispatch it. Time of delivery is estimated as accurately as possible by the carrier but does not take into account any delays beyond our control such as by inclement weather, post office holiday seasons.

*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 make sure the condition】
We uploaded high resolution photos for you to check its condition thoroughly. If you like to see more photos with different angles, please feel free to contact us. We will be happy to send them to you so that you can make informed decision. If you are currently living in Japan or visiting, you can visit our actual shop in Tokyo to inspect the sword with reservation.

It is essential for us to know that you are happy with your choice of a sword. and we are prepared to use the best of our ability to serve you.

A Guide to Japanese Sword Maintenance
After acquiring an genuine Japanese sword, it is also important to know how to take good care of it. Here is the special 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.


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