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Orchid Wakizashi by Paul Chen / Hanwei

SH1208 Orchid Wakizashi
Orchid Wakizashi

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The Orchid Wakizashi from Paul Chen of Hanwei  features a blade of folded K120C and striking koshirae. The hamon is prominent and the hada shows distinct layers. High quality ray skin (same) is used on the tsuka, and the tsuka-ito and sageo is woven from premium Japanese cotton. The tsuba is of blackened iron, with an Orchid and Butterfly decoration inlaid in silver, brass and copper. The saya is deeply lacquered in blue with buffalo horn koiguchi and kurikata. The fuchi, kashira and kojiri are crafted in bronzed iron with silver and gold detailing. The habaki is of one-piece brass construction. See Hanwei Models SH1207 and SH1209 for the Katana and Tanto details.

Product Details +

Key Features:

  • Hand forged and folded steel blades
  • Excellent quality
  • Traditional construction
Orchid Wakizashi
MSRP: $890.00
Currently out of stock
Made In China
Specifications +

Overall: 26 1/4“
Blade Length: 18 3/4“
Handle Length: 6 1/2”
Weight: 1lb 4oz
Point of Balance: 4"
Width at Guard: 1.03"
Width at Tip: .67"
Thickness at Guard: .22"
Thickness at Tip: .17"
Sori: 1/2"

Specs will vary slightly
from piece to piece.

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