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An ubu wakizashi,  with one mekugiana, signed Choshu ju Kanemitsu in handachi koshirae.  Shinogizukure, iroi mune, chukissaki, bo hi.  Hawatare: 1 shaku 8 sun 5 bu 9 rin (56.36 cm / 22.188").   Motohaba: 2.94 cm.  Sakihaba:  2.06 cm.  Kasane: 6.5 mm.  Pronounced gunome notare ko-midare, nie deki, kinsuji, sunagashi, nado.  Itame nagare hada, nado. 

Hadachi koshirae.  Blue tsuka ito, iron fuchi -kabutogane, semegane, ishizuke, nado, iron with gold.  The long menuki are copper and shakudo.  The plain iron tsuba signed, Kunihiro.  The lacquer is paper thin.

There is a negligible silvered kozuka.

There is only one Mino Kanemitsu who signed Choshu ju,  He worked in Temmon (1532 - 1555), and was of the line of Kanemoto.      This has not been submitted to shinsa.    $3,100            

Choshu Ju Kanemitsu

 

       

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