Paul Chen Golden Oriole Katana
Model: [SH1018]

MSRP:$895.00
Our Price:$536.99
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Paul Chen Golden Oriole Katana

The elegantly simple lines of the Golden Oriole Daisho (SH1018, SH1019) have long been favored by admirers of the Japanese sword. The story told by the stunning tsuba is of a mantis stealthily stalking the cricket, unaware that he is himself being stalked by the Golden Oriole. The deeply lacquered blue of the saya is repeated in the Japanese cotton tsuka-ito, and the Oriole appears again on the kashira. Unmistakably Hanwei quality, the 14” tsuka of the katana gives a superb balance to the sword, allowing it to move very quickly and very freely. Supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit.

Key Features:

  • Forged High Carbon Steel Blade
  • Built for Cutting
  • Traditional Construction

Specifications:

  • Blade Length: 27 1/4"
  • Handle Length: 13 3/4"
  • Overall Length: 42 1/4"
  • Weight: 2 lb 3 oz
  • Point of Balance: 4"
  • Width at Guard: 1.16"
  • Width at Tip: .85"
  • Thickness at Guard: .32"
  • Thickness at Tip: .26"
  • Sori: 3/4"

Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece

This sword comes with a cotton storage bag and a Paul Chen Hanwei Traditional Sword Mainenance Kit.

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