ITEM#: 20976557Lion Dog Katana The Lion Dog Katana features an O-Kissaki blade of Hanwei's own high-alloy HWS-1S steel, which combines superior performance with an outstanding O-choji hamon. This steel is made in Paul Chen's new Hanwei factory, with high-tech equipment, producing a very pure advanced-metallurgy blade with the best edge-holding capability and resilience of any blade ever produced by Hanwei. The outstanding performance characteristics of blades forged from HWS-1S steel derive from a combination of the careful selection of alloying elements and a complex processing procedure, basically involving the manipulation of the steels carbon content across the blade section. This results in a very tough and resilient blade with a hard, highly abrasion-resistant edge. The Katana's detailed fittings feature a Lion-dog themed black iron tsuba, with matching fuchi/kashira and golden peony menuki. The complex saya features a gloss-lacquered ribbed section at the koiguchi/kurikata with the balance spatter-lacquered for a very attractive appearance. The premium multi-colored sageo is hand-woven in pure silk. Key Features: - HWS-1S steel - High quality fittings - Hand Woven Silk Sageo Specifications: - Overall: 43 1/2" - Blade Length: 29" - Handle Length: 13" - Weight: 2lb 14oz
- Type: Swords, Katana
- Blade Length (in.): 29 to 29.99
- Material: Metal
- Color: Black
|Dimensions||48 inches x 6 inches x 5.5 inches|
|Country of Origin||Imported|
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