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Musha Ceremonial Jintachi Katana

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Product Description

From the Musha Series comes this beautifully detailed, hand forged Ceremonial Tachi. Featuring a full tang 1045 high carbon steel blade, this a resilient katana that is sharp right out of the box. Its impressive design is complemented by metal alloy fittings in luminous gold and cool grey tones, as well as a real wood Tsuka wrapped with black synthetic leather with detailed metal kashira and fuchi. The matching scabbard continues with detailed metal accessories, and is finished with a black and gold cloth brocade and a deluxe, multi-colored cotton sageo.

Tachi are often confused with Katana. They are very similar, but generally differ in length, degree of curvature, and how they were worn when sheathed. The tachi style of swords preceded the development of the katana, which was not mentioned by name until near the end of the twelfth century. Tachi however, are known to have been made in the Kotō period, ranging from 900 to 1596.

Product Details
  • Materials
    1045 Carbon Steel, Wood
  • OriginChina

— Warranty: Manufacturer's 30 Days
— Razor Sharp
— Maru Gata Style Tsuba
— Metal Fuchi & Kashira
— Blade Length: 28.5"
— Blade Material: 1045 Carbon Steel
— Blade Thickness: 0.282"
— Blade Hardness: 45-52 HRC
— Handle Material: Birch Wood
— Handle Thickness: 1.26" x 0.6"
— Handle Length: 11"
— Tang: Full
— Overall Length: 43.25"
— Weight (Oz): 36

FAQ
How sharp are these swords?

All Musha swords are hand sharpened and are ready to cut right out of the box.

How many times was blade folded?

The Jintachi katana was not folded. It was hand forged using a single block of high carbon steel.

Why is a Japanese sword being manufactured in China?

Just like an American car that is manufactured in Mexico, the saving to the overall cost is substantial. We use traditional Japanese forging techniques to create our swords. Actual Japanese swords forged in Japan are also restricted by Japanese law to make it very difficult to export out of Japan, making a Japan forged sword cost well over $10K.

How are they heat treated?

Our Musashi line of katana are clay tempered and heat treated. The Musha line are not heat treated.

Are these combat ready or for decoration?

They are hand-forged to full tang and is fully functional. Extra care is needed as improper use can result in serious injuries or death.

What does the color option change?

It changes the color of the katana, the tasuka, and saya.

Shipping Information
  • Shipping Availability
    Canada, United States
  • Shipping Policy
    Standard Ground Shipping
  • Ship In
    2-3 weeks
  • Return Policy
    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation