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Kouga Ninja-To, Ninja Scrolls

Kouga Ninja Sword Clay Tempered 1566 High Carbon Steel, Ninja Scrolls

$750.00 $850.00

The neighboring Kouga and Iga clans of feudal Japan were bitter enemies for centuries and their warring Ninja families have been immortalized in Japanese literature. To commemo- rate these secretive warriors we have introduced our Kouga and Iga Ninja-To.

The Kouga made by Hanwei  features a dismountable double-pegged Tsuka with a tightly bound battle wrap over black rayskin and Kouga Mon Menuki. The blackened iron Tsuba features the Kouga Mon and pierced Kanji, a theme repeated on the Fuchi/Kashira. The Kanji and Mon are also employed on the blackened fittings of the spiked Saya. The Kouga features a forged 1566 high carbon blade, differentially quenched to an edge hardness of 60HRc.

Overall: 33 1/2"
Blade Length: 22"
Handle Length: 11"
Weight: 2lb 3oz

Specs will vary slightly
from piece to piece.

1566 Steel

A high-carbon and manganese spring steel used by Hanwei in many of their differentially hardened Japanese swords and through-hardened medieval swords. This deep hardening steel provides a consistent microstructure ensuring a long life and excellent edge holding in demanding applications.

1566 Steel Composition: 0.6-0.7C 0.85-1.15Mn

 


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