CAS Hanwei Lion Dog Katana

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Lion Dog Katana

The Lion Dog Katana features an O-Kissaki blade of Hanwei's own high-alloy HWS-1S steel, which combines superior performance with an outstanding O-choji hamon. This steel is made in Paul Chen's new Hanwei factory, with high-tech equipment, producing a very pure advanced-metallurgy blade with the best edge-holding capability and resilience of any blade ever produced by Hanwei. The outstanding performance characteristics of blades forged from HWS-1S steel derive from a combination of the careful selection of alloying elements and a complex processing procedure, basically involving the manipulation of the steel’s carbon content across the blade section. This results in a very tough and resilient blade with a hard, highly abrasion-resistant edge.

The Katana's detailed fittings feature a Lion-dog themed black iron tsuba, with matching fuchi/kashira and golden peony menuki. The complex saya features a gloss-lacquered ribbed section at the koiguchi/kurikata with the balance spatter-lacquered for a very attractive appearance. The premium multi-colored sageo is hand-woven in pure silk.

Key Features:

~ HWS-1S steel

~ High quality fittings

~ Hand Woven Silk Sageo

Specifications:

~ Overall: 43 1/2"

~ Blade Length: 29"

~ Handle Length: 13"

  • Weight: 2lb 14oz
Brand: CAS Hanwei
Catalog Number: 457976
Specifications
Blade Color Silver/Gray
Blade Edge Plain
Blade Length 29.00
Blade Material HWS-1S Steel
Handle Color Black
Handle Material Woven Silk
Knife Type Fixed Blade
Knife Weight 46.00
Sheath Included Yes
Sheath Material Lacquer
Total Length 43.5
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