Practical katana

The Practical series katana, wakizashi, and tanto offer excellent quality at a great price. The blades are hand-forged high-carbon steel and are differentially tempered using a traditional claying method to produce a HRC60 edge and HRC40 spine. Tips are a medium kissaki. The hamon is prominent. The fittings are superbly antiqued adding to the aesthetics of the set. The saya is done in a deep black lacquer and the sageo is black Japanese cotton. The Practical series consists of a matched katana, wakizashi, and tanto.

length: 40"
blade: 28 1/2"
blade width: 1 1/4"
grip and pommel: 11 1/4"
tsuba: 2 1/2" x 3 1/4"
balance point: 5" from tsuba
weight (sword): 2 lb 8.0 oz
weight (sword and saya): 3 lb 4.0 oz

Price: $265

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