Ryujin Swords

Tanto

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Mumei Tanto, Koto Period.

Blade length: 6.38 inches (162.00 mm). Sori: 0.00 inches (0.0 mm). Moto-haba: 0.89 inches (22.70 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.20 mm). Period: Koto, probably Muromachi. In old polish. A few scuffs, and surface erosion.

O-Tanto, signed Inoue Shinkai

Blade length: 13.11 inches (333.00 mm) long. Sori: Uchi-zori 0.5 inches (12.35 mm). Moto-haba: 1.12 inches (28.50 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.32 inches (8.20 mm). Period: Shinshinto. In recent polish. A few scuffs, and scratches. No fatal flaws and no cracks. It is almost certainly gimei, and is most likely by the Yokoyama school of Bizen province


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O-tanto in koshirae signed Inoue Shinkai


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Koto tanto with gimei signature by Sukenao.

Blade length: 7.63 inches (188.46 mm). Sori: Uchi-zori 0.5 inches (12.35 mm). Moto-haba: 0.88 inches (21.73 mm). Saki-haba: 0.63 inches (15.56 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.22 inches (5.4 mm). Saki-gasane: 0.13 inches (3.21 mm). Period: Early Kamakura. The blade is in old but good polish.

Yamato Tegai school tanto in shirasaya.

Blade length: 11.93 inches (303.00 mm). Sori: 0.24 inches (6.00 mm). Motohaba: 0.92 inches (23.30 mm); Motokasane: 0.21 inches (5.40 mm). Period: Late Kamakura to Muromachi era (14th century-1573). Probably 15th century. The blade is in good polish.

Koto period Sue-Mihara tanto by Masamune in aikuchi koshirae.

Blade length: 12.52 inches (318.00 mm). Sori: 0.27 inches (6.9 mm). Moto-haba: 1.12 inches (28.40 mm). Moto-gasane: 0.28 inches (7.00 mm). Period: circa 1469. The blade is in fresh polish and excellent condition.


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