Okinawa
+
Post
Close
Antiques - by owner

Tanto 24.0 cm Yoroi doshi / Armor Piercer

$350 by Hamaki in Nakagami District, 6 days ago
Send Message
Tanto 24.0 cm  Yoroi doshi  / Armor Piercer in Okinawa
Tanto 24.0 cm  Yoroi doshi  / Armor Piercer in Okinawa
Tanto 24.0 cm  Yoroi doshi  / Armor Piercer in Okinawa
Tanto 24.0 cm  Yoroi doshi  / Armor Piercer in Okinawa
Tanto 24.0 cm  Yoroi doshi  / Armor Piercer in Okinawa

This tanto dagger is "mumei" unsigned by its maker and has an animal theme motif in terms of its kodogu fittings. The menuki handle grip ornaments are of a pair of fish on one side and an octopus on the reverse side and the tsuba sword guard is of Uma horses. This dagger is in fair polish with some minor kizu flaws (see the pictures provided) with a black metal habaki (open sun type design). It is approximately 24.0 cm in length and has a thicker kasane (blade thickness) in "yoroi doshi " style ( armor piercer) used in close quarter combat. The tsuka maki is a dark brown leather wrap on its handle which is in poor condition due to age and natural wear. The fuchi is of a copper metal design and the handle's end cap or kashira is made of black horn and is also cracked and somewhat damaged. The scabbard's end cap is of a flat metal design. This tanto does have a current and valid registration certificate, but no Provenance or authentication papers such as by NBTHK or from other such sword preservation institutions and societies. This blade can be delivered to Kadena, Foster, or Courtney base or surrounding areas upon request. I am also happy to explain the care and maintenance of this tanto in koshirae in terms of preservation , if you are a new to Nihonto. I can also provide you a free ' maintenance starter kit' . Please contact me if you are interested in viewing or acquiring this blade. Cheers, John

Posted in: Antiques - by owner. 3 people are following this item.
Find out how close you are to this item!
123 Awesome Street
Bookooville
Illinois
60543
If needed, move the map to center the marker on your location.
Close
Send Message
Posted By: Hamaki More From:

Join the 2,419,132 happy neighbors and get started selling and saving!

There's even a "You Must Be Happy" Guarantee.

Local
Buy & Sell
94,000+
Followers
2,419,132
Neighbors
Family
Friendly

©2017 Bookoo, Inc. 2270 US Highway 30, Oswego, IL 60543. Dedicated to our families.