SH2259 Practical Plus Tanto

SH2259 Practical Plus Tanto

$176.00

“The Practical Plus Tanto (SH2259) matches our Practical Plus Katana (SH2073) and Wakizashi (SH2118). The blade is hand-forged a

Description

The Practical Plus Tanto (SH2259) matches our Practical Plus Katana (SH2073) and Wakizashi (SH2118). The blade is hand-forged at Hanwei of high-carbon steel and differentially hardened using a traditional claying method (HRC 60 edge, HRC 40 spine). The temper line (hamon) is evident and prominent. The flat black saya features a black cotton sageo. The tsuka has genuine ray skin (same) with a black synthetic leather tsuka-ito for better gripping qualities. The antiqued fittings on this set are decorated in a Japanese dogwood motif with a beautiful antiqued black sunburst tsuba.

Key Features:

  • High carbon forged blade
  • Fully functional
  • Differential tempering

Specifications:

  • Overall Length: 16 1/2″
  • Handle Length: 4 1/4″
  • Blade Length: 11″
  • Weight: 13oz
  • Blade Steel: 1566
  • Made in China by Paul Chen / Hanwei.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
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