Koji era Musashi Province Japanese Wakizashi,
In good though aged condition, a Koji era (1555-1558) Musashi
Province Japanese Wakizashi "Bushu ju Kanenaga".
is rated Toko Taikan ¥1.8M ($14,000 USD); that is for a blade
of his in top condition, which this is not, but still........
The 17 3/4 nagasa (cutting edge section) blade is good, but aged,
the hamon still visible, a small nick to the forward cutting edge.
The later "furniture" is in good overall condition but
with age, wear and slight damage, bindings need retying. The saya
/ scabbard has a scrape and age is sound The sword sheathes and
Forget $14,000, this wakizashi can be yours for just £? (too
late, now sold). Please quote item reference number V33 (0975).
Further / large images available upon request.