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藤(Tou) Yoshihiko Akitomo Koubuse Gyuto 240㎜・Double Bevel (C)

$1,026.00

1 in stock

Description.

Japanese sword manufucturing method, 甲伏(Kobuse)!
◎Size
Full Length:about 390 mm
Blade Length:about 240 mm
Thickness:about 4.3 mm
Weight:about 296 g
◎Spec
Producing Area:Kouchi prefecture
Blacksmith:Yoshihiko Akitomo
Cladded Steel:soft steel
Sharpening:high level polishing using Uchigumori by 藤(Tou) group.
Steel:white#2
Handle:shitan・black plywood
◎Others
Artisan

Yoshihiko Akitomo


Born in 1944 (Shōwa 19)

Tosa, residence.

He study under Yoshimitsu with graduation at a junior high school for the second generation.1964 independence.

In the same year, He assume Master's name of Yoshihiko as a successor for the third generation

He visits the swordsmith of the Shikoku district,And acquire Tanpou of the Japanese sword, a secret of Koubuse.He is one of the men of influence of the Tosa forging world.

However, from May, 2018, on the delivery date, It becomes not yet decided it for advanced age.

Explain

甲伏(Koubuse) is the one of Japanese sword manufacturing method.

No crack, no bend and cut well...this is the characteristics of 甲伏(Koubuse).