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Paul Chen Nanbokucho Katana
Hanwei Paul Chen
SH2416

SH2416- Paul Chen Raptor Nanbokucho
Retail price: $399.99
Your price: $249.99



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The Nanbokucho period in Japanese history (the later part of the 14th. century) encompassed sixty years of internal conflict in Japan, which spawned a demand for more and bigger sword blades than ever produced previously. Blades became longer and wider, sometimes to extremes (the Odachi had its genesis in this period). Named for this period, the Nanbokucho Katana is impressively sized. With a blade length of 30”, a long kissaki and a weight of just under 3 lbs. it is designed for heavy targets. It is, however, surprisingly agile and nimble enough to master double cuts.




Paul Chen Nanbokucho Katana Features:



  • Blade -Forged from 5160 high-carbon steel, mar quenched to an edge hardness of 57HRC.

  • Tang (Nakago) -Full length, double pegged.

  • Ferrule (Habaki) –Brass

  • Handle (Tsuka) -Wood core, genuine rayskin (Same), special non-stretch suede wrap (Tsuka- ito) for firm grip and wear resistance.

  • Raptor feathers hilt ornaments (Menuki).

  • Guard (Tsuba) -Traditional blackened iron, Raptor motif.

  • Fitting (Fuchi/Kashira) -Blackened steel, Raptor motif.

  • Scabbard (Saya) -Wood, non-fingerprinting textured lacquer finish.


Measurements:


Overall length: 44 7/16", Blade length: 30", Handle length: 13 3/16", Weight: 2lb 15oz

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