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Our hand forged Black Dragon katana has a fully tempered, polished and sharpened carbon steel blade. Done in traditional Japanese style. It features a beautiful bo-hi (blood groove) on a time tested shinogi-zukuri blade profile.

Please Note: Our current model has white sting rayskin on the grip.

- Razor Sharp, Hand-forged Blade. Correctly tempered by Artisan Smiths.
- Suitable for the backyard tamishigiri practitioner.
- Blade features a "Bo-Hi" commonly known as a "Blood Groove" with etched hamon.
- Traditional Japanese style hand polish, on stones.
- Ornate dragon handguard.
- Brass handle fittings in ancient Japanese "Tomoe" wheel theme.
- Wooden handle with genuine stingray skin, and black bindings. Featuring black alloy dragon ornaments.
- Solid wood sheath in deep black high gloss lacquer.
- Overall very stealthy design.
- Can be Dissembled & Assembled.

Sheathed - 1050mm
Drawn - 1010mm
Blade with Habaki – 720mm
Handle with Guard – 290mm
Sori – 20mm
Drawn Weight - 1.095kg
POB - 140mm

Includes black cotton sword bag, and care instructions.

Stands sold separately.

As this is a handmade product, individual specifications may vary.

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Pick up from our Central Auckland Armory.

EST 2005. New Zealand's Leading Sword Company.

Kiwi owned and operated.

"The Sword & Knife Professionals"
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  • Store allows pick-ups
  • Store location: Auckland City, Auckland, NZ

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