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Golden Oriole Katana - Paul Chen Hanwei

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Retail Price: $1,110.00
Our Price: $666.99
Item Number: SH1018
Manufacturer: Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei
Manufacturer Part No: SH1018

Golden Oriole Katana - Paul Chen Hanwei SH1018


Paul Chen Golden Oriole Katana - SH1018

The elegantly simple lines of the Golden Oriole Daisho (SH1018, SH1019) have long been favored by admirers of the Japanese sword. The story told by the stunning tsuba is of a mantis stealthily stalking the cricket, unaware that he is himself being stalked by the Golden Oriole. The deeply lacquered blue of the saya is repeated in the Japanese cotton tsuka-ito, and the Oriole appears again on the kashira. Unmistakably Hanwei quality, the 14 tsuka of the katana gives a superb balance to the sword, allowing it to move very quickly and very freely. Supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit.

Key Features:
Forged High Carbon Steel Blade
Built for Cutting
Traditional Construction

Specifications:
Blade Length: 27 1/4"
Handle Length: 13 3/4"
Overall Length: 42 1/4"
Weight: 2 lb 3 oz
Point of Balance: 4"
Width at Guard: 1.16"
Width at Tip: 0.85"
Thickness at Guard: 0.32"
Thickness at Tip: 0.26"
Sori: 3/4"

Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

This sword comes with a cotton storage bag and a Paul Chen Hanwei Traditional Sword Mainenance Kit.

Golden Oriole Katana - Paul Chen Hanwei SH1018

Golden Oriole Katana - Paul Chen Hanwei SH1018

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