This is a Hand Forged Hanwei Performance Series katana
The Tiger Elite Katana has been re-designed from kissaki to kashira. Utilizing a hand forged and folded Hanwei Performance Series katana folded blade and some of the finest fittings available. The Tiger katana is at home as a cutting blade or showpiece. The K120C Swedish powder steel blade is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method which produces a HRC60 edge and HRC40 back. This allows for superior edge holding and cutting ability while allowing the blade to absorb shock. The hamon (temper line) and hada (folding pattern) are very prominent and created naturally. The koshirae (fittings) are all made from quality blackened bronze and detailed in gold. The tsuba (guard) is made from stout blackened iron with a traditional stalking tiger motif. The same is of the finest ray skin while the tsuka-ito (handle wrap) and sageo (scabbard cord) are made from top-quality Japanese cotton.
The Tiger Katana is supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit.
Hand forged and folded premium steel blade
Traditional Hand Forged Construction
Superior Hanwei Quality
Blade length: 29"
Handle length: 11"
Overall length: 41"
Weight: 2lb 8oz
Point of Balance: 5 1/2"
Width at Guard: 1.35"
Width at Tip: 1.03"
Thickness at Guard: .25"
Thickness at Tip: .16"
You must be at least 18 to order this battle ready Japanese Sword