The original one of this replica sword was used by TOSHIZO HIJIKATA, who was the vice-commander of the group called 新撰組(SHINSENGUMI). It worked for Tokugawa government to combat against anti-government clans at the end of Edo period. He was also participating in the civil war called “戊辰戦争(BOSHIN war) as a senior general, fighting for the Tokugawa government until he got killed. He had extremely strict personality and was loyal to the Tokugawa government.
IZUMINOKAMI KANESADA is the name of one of the most famous swordsmiths at the end of the Edo period.
■Size: Approx. 78cm” blade, 30cm” handle & overall 108cm
■Weight: Approx. 1.2kg (1.5kg including package weight)
■The material of the blade: Zinc alloy
■Scabbard material: hardwood colored with black
■Tang material: Replica Ray Skin(white) laced with black fabric
■Tsuba(handguard): Metal alloy
■Menuki(sword decoration inside the lacing): metal alloy
■Fuchigashira material(sword decoration on the bottom of the tang) :
metal alloy (dragon decoration)
*The sword stand in the picture does not come with the sword.
1、Although this is a replica sword, you could hurt people if misused.
2、You cannot disassemble or adjust this sword.
Here is the list of countries where we have information that customers cannot import replica swords.
Russia, China (except Hong Kong), Korea, UK
We would not be responsible if the custom seized the sword you had purchased from us under any circumstances.
Please make sure the country in which you live permits you to import replica swords before you make a purchase. On a further note, sometimes you will be required to obtain a document from your legal authority to receive a replica sword.We can answer which countries we have successfully shipped before if asked.
If you like to make sure if we have stock of a sword you will order, please contact us first before you make a purchase.