length: 40 1/4"
blade: 25 7/8"
weight: 2 lb 12 oz
A new premium quality katana from Hanwei. The chu-kissaki blade is a special high-alloy HWS-2S steel which combines impressive performance with a striking o-choji hamon. This steel is made in Hanwei's new factory with computer automated temperature controls, producing a very pure, advanced-metallurgy blade with excellent edge-holding capability and resilience.
The fittings feature a bamboo-themed black iron tsuba textured in a mat design with a jointed bamboo rim and highlighted with gold-tipped bamboo leaves. The fuchi/kashira follow the same theme, and the golden menuki feature a pair of sparrows. The saya is finished in high-gloss lacquer with horn fittings. This performance katana will please the most discriminating martial artist.