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Tiger Katana

The Tiger classic has a hand forged and folded blade made of ASSAB-K120C powder steel.  It is differentially tempered to produce an HRC60 edge and a HRC40 back with a distinctive hamon.  The Saya is deeply lacquered in black with inlaid brass bamboo leaves. The ray skin used on the tsuka is of the highest quality, and the tsuka-ito and sageo are woven from best quality Japanese cotton. The Fuchi, Kashira, Kojiri, Koiguchi and Kurigata are all made from blackened bronzed iron, selectively detailed in gold. The Tsuba is made from blackened iron, with a tiger inlaid in brass. The Habaki is of one-piece brass construction. The blade is grooved on both sides, with a short Kissaki. The golden menuki are images of bamboo and its leaves.

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  • Black lacquered saya with inlaid brass bamboo leaves
  • Forged high carbon steel 29 3/4" blade with bo-hi
  • Chu-kissaki (medium)
  • Differentially tempered
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  • Highest quality black cotton tsuka-ito, sageo.
  • Fuchi Kashira, Kojiri, koiguchi, and kurikata are blackened bronzed iron selectively detailed in gold.
  • This katana is hand made and each is unique - size and weight will vary
    • Blade length:  29 3/4"
    • Handle length:   13 3/4"
    • Overall length:  44 1/2"
    • Weight:  2lb 12oz
    • Point of Balance:  5"
    • Width at Guard:  1.25"
    • Width at Tip:  .88"
    • Thickness at Guard:  .28"
    • Thickness at Tip:  .21"
    • Sori:  3/4"
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