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A legend of many names, the Tiger of Kai, Shinano no Kami, and competitor for power to Tokugawa Ieysau , Oda Nobunaga and Uesugi Kenshin, Takeda Shingen commanded respect on the battlefield as well as the political arena. Representing the best and worst of the romantic perception of the feudal lords of the time, Takeda had some of the most forward thinking political ideals as a ruler over his people. Hanwei memorializes Takeda Shingen in steel with this new katana.

This classic patinated steel tsuba depicts Takeda wielding his favorite weapon, the war fan. The blade side of the tsuba features the “
wind, forest, fire & mountain” moto of the Takeda clan taken from Sun Tzu which is carried over to the fuchi in gold. The tsuka is tightly wrapped in black cotton for strength and longevity over white same (ray skin) with a finely detailed gold tiger on the kashira. Contrasting the tsuka are the gold Takeda mon menuki and the silver wash seppa and habaki. The 27 1/8” forged and clay tempered steel blade springs forth from textured red saya with black sageo and buffalo horn kurikata and kojiri. Pair your Takeda Shingen Katana with the Takeda Shingen Kabuto (AH2082) from Hanwei for a vibrant Japense motif.

Made by Hanwei.


Overall: 40 1/2", 103cm
Blade Length: 27 1/8", 68.5cm
Handle Length: 12 3/8", 31.5cm
Weight: 2 lbs 7 oz, 1100grams
Blade Steel: 65Mn Carbon Steel
Hrc Edge: 60
Hrc Back: 40

Specs will vary slightly
from piece to piece.

Takeda Shingen Japanese Samurai Katana Sword Carbon Steel Live Blade

SKU: SH24950
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