Ryujin Swords

Mumei gendaito

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Period: Showa.

Mei: Mumei

Sugata: Shinogi-zukuri, tori-zori, iori-mune.

Overall length: 32.76 inches (832.00 mm)

Nagasa: 24.41 inches (620.00 mm) long.

Nakago: Ubu, 8.35 inches (212.00 mm), one mekugi-ana, sujikai yasrime with kesho.

Kissaki: Chu-kissaki, 1.30 inches (33.10 mm). Ko-maru boshi.

Moto-haba: 1.23 inches (31.30 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.10 mm). Saki-haba: 0.81 inches (20.70 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.60 mm).

Sori: 0.56 inches (13.60 mm)

Hamon: Suguha.

Hada: There is most definitely a hada there, though it is extremely fine. It appears to be nashihi-hada, caused by folding the steel more than the usual amount of times.

Blade condition: Excellent condition, excellent polish, no fatal flaws and no cracks.


The saya is painted in the style of ko negoro-nuri and the kurikata has gold shitodome. The tsuba is kikko-style. The tsuka is a 1934 pattern shingunto tsuka that seems to be of fairly high quality.


A good gendaito.

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