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    FS: Bizen Sukemitsu Wakizashi - 3rd Generation - NBTHK











    Nagasa: 48.6 cm

    NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho papers.

    Mumei--sword has been polished-suriage.

    Era: Muromachi period - from Eikyo (1429 AD) to Mei-o (1492 AD).

    Jitetsu: Ko-itame/mokume mix with utsuri. Deep koshi sori with Saki sori and bohi

    Boshi: Midare Komi

    Hamon: Choji/Midare mix with ash, yo, sunagashi and Kinsuji.

    Koshirai: Black saya with kogatana - excellent condition no flaws. also comes with shirasaya and oshigata

    Remarks:

    3rd Gen - He was called Rokurozaemonnojo. Very same style as Yasumitsu and
    Norimitsu. His father is Toshimitsu.

    Assessed as 3rd generation Sukemitsu by Sensei Fred Fimio - the gentleman who wrote the book on Bizen Swordsmiths

    His style and workmanship is superior.
    He is rated ChuJo-Saku and ryo-wazimono (very sharp blades)

    Source----------Rating----------Reference/Page
    Hawley............80pts......................SUK72 0
    Toko Taikan:....ą5M.........................339
    Fujishiro:........ChuJo saku................K614

    Fron Nihon Toko Jiten (Fujishiro) P614:

    " SUKEMITSU ROKURďZAEMONNOJď [BUN'AN 1444 BIZEN] CH█KOTď CH█JďSAKU
    He is the son of Toshimitsu, the father Uky˘nosuke Katsumitsu and Saky˘shin Munemitsu, he takes Osafune as a place name and was in Oku-g˘ri Miyuki Mura. He has works from Eiky˘ to around Bunmei, his style and mei kanji resemble that of Gor˘zaemon Norimitsu, and even though he was neither his older or younger brother, is thought to have been in the same family. As for his style, many of his works are superior in comparison to Norimitsu, and they are mostly tant˘ and wakizashi. (Ry˘wazamono) "

    asking $8500 USD + shipping or make me an offer
    bank draft or money order please.

    ianjohnston01@gmail.com

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