Hanwei (Paul Chen) Ronin Katana - Ships Free

Hanwei (Paul Chen) Ronin Katana - Ships Free
Hanwei (Paul Chen) Ronin Katana - Ships Free
Item#SH2360
Regular Price:$1,500.00
Our Price:$919.95 Save 39%
Hanwei (Paul Chen) Ronin Katana - Ships FreeHanwei (Paul Chen) Ronin Katana - Ships FreeHanwei (Paul Chen) Ronin Katana - Ships FreeHanwei (Paul Chen) Ronin Katana - Ships Free

Description

Hand Forged Swedish Powder Steel Blade!

The Hanwei Ronin Koshirae Katana captures the spirit of Lord Asano’s 47 Ronin. The beautifully detailed blackened iron Tsuba depicts Asano’s followers on their vengeful march.

Lord Asano was a powerful Daimyo ordered by the Shogun to entertain guests of the Imperial Family. The highest ranking master of protocol, Kira, was given the task of teaching Asano, among others, proper matters of etiquette in this task. Lord Asano and Kira quickly grew to dislike each other and the teacher insulted his student at every opportunity. No longer able to contain himself, Asano drew his sword upon Kira, wounding him in the attack. This act led to Asano's ordered suicide (seppuku) and the confiscation of his property. On December 14, 1702, nearly one year after Asano's death, 47 of Asano's men (now Ronin), descended upon the mansion of Kira to exact their revenge. After a fierce battle, the Ronin demanded that Kira commit seppuku for his transgressions against their former master. When he refused he was beheaded. For their actions the Ronin were themselves sentenced to death by seppuku. They are buried together at the Sengakuji, offering a true testament to the loyalty inherent in the Samurai.

The blade is hand forged & folded Swedish powder steel with Hi in a traditional Shinogi Zukuri style.

Folded High-Carbon Blade
Authentically constructed
Quality fittings

Specs

Blade length: 28 ½"
Handle length: 11"
Overall length: 40 ½"
Weight: 2lb 7oz

You must be 18 or older to purchase this battle ready Katana

Features

Folded High-Carbon Blade
Authentically constructed
Quality fittings

Specifications

Blade length: 28 ½"
Handle length: 11"
Overall length: 40 ½"
Weight: 2lb 7oz

Reviews

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C W Amorant, El Cajon CA
 
Rating:5
Hanwei always builds a quality product and this katana is no exception! A five star sword for sure!
Mark McNemar, Jersey City NJ
 
Rating:5
Outstanding high end sword from Hanwei! This sword is as good as anything I've seen at this price. Very happy with purchase!
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