The Paul Chen Shinto Elite features a hand-forged 1065 high-carbon steel katana blade (now featuring the geometry of the Performance Series) and is differentially tempered using the traditional claying method. The Shinto Elite is mounted in black and the tsuka-ito is made of premium black Japanese cotton. The saya is finished in a deep black lacquer with a black cotton sageo. A finely rendered dragon, detailed in gold, with true front-and-back detail, forms the black iron tsuba. The fittings are superbly antiqued adding to the aesthetics of the set. The Shinto Elite Katana Sword is supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit.
Paul Chen Shinto Elite Katana Sword Features:
- Hand forged, 1065 High Carbon Steel Blade
- New blade geometry - Better cutting Performance
- Premium Fittings
- Black Iron Dragon tsuba with true front and back details
- Black lacquer wood saya
- Cloth bag and maintenance kit
- Authentic rayskin covered tsuka
Blade: 28", Handle: 11", Overall: 40", Weight: 2Lbs 11 oz
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