Weight (with Saya): 2.56 lbs / 1.16 kg (approximately). Weight (without Saya): 2.08 lbs / 0.94 kg (approximately).
Handle Material: Genuine Ray skin + Hard wood. 1&This sword is hand forged and hand sharpened using Japanese methods to create a perfect blade. Fully functional and battle ready. The accessories of the sword are all authentic from the ray skin handle, to silk sage-o and copper oxidized fittings.This is the best sword you will find in the price range. 2&Blade: The blade of the sword has been hand forged using the ancient method of sword making. Full hand forged, hand polished and hand sharpened. 3&The blade is made of 9260 spring steel. Spring steel is used in making swords due to its high yield strength, resistance to deformation and its ability to return to its original shape without any distortion. The blade has no Hi (blood groove) enhance its strength and cutting power. 4&This blade comes with a full length Tang which greatly enhances the strength of the sword. This sword is strong enough to cut through a thick bamboo tree with a single strike yet sharp enough to slice paper. 5&Tsuba: The Tsuba (guard) of the sword is made of alloy.
The Habaki (blade collar) is a one piece brass construction. Two Seppas (spacer) secure the Tsuba. 6&Tsuka: The Tsuka (handle) core is wooden and it is tightly wrapped over genuine Ray skin Samegawa with synthetic silk Ito. The Fuchi (sleeve) and Kashira (buttcap) are made of alloy.
The Tang of the sword is secured by two Mekugi (peg). Two copper Menuki (ornament) are on each side of the Tsuka. 7&Saya: The saya (sheath) of the sword is hard wood.
Sage-O has been tied around the bright copper Kurigaga (knob) of the scabbard. The Koiguchi has been hardened.8&This is a sharpened, super, truly battle ready Samurai sword very suitable for iaido and kendo superior. It is also allows you to make a collection of realistic, yet beautiful samurai sword, or to present one to your friend. Don't miss such a chance!
(1) A silk sword bag comes with the sword. But the wooden stand in below item pictures is NOT included. (2) if you need one wooden stand, please contact me.
(3) This Katana can be taken apart fully anytime for maintenance purposes, you can disassemble the sword from the handle by taking out two pegs. (4) Due to our swords are full hand made, so Specs will vary slightly from sword to sword. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "artisan-sword-store777" and is located in this country: CN.This item can be shipped worldwide.