United Cutlery Functional Katana
This authentic, fully functional Samurai sword by United Cutlery is made using only the finest traditional materials.
Features include a high carbon spring steel blade control hardened to 47-50 HRC, an authentic tsuba (guard), fuchi (collar), kashiri (pommel), genuine samé (rayskin) covered grip with leather cord wrap, and a real wood saya (scabbard).
The tang of each blade is also marked with the mei, the swordsmith's signature.
Each UC1481 is presented with a protective black cloth pouch and a Sword Care Kit (UC1480, also sold separately).
The kit includes everything necessary for basic sword care: (1. Brass awl/hammer to easily dismantle the sword, 2. Rice paper for cleaning oil from the blade, polishing and spreading oil on the blade, 3. Extra-large uchiko powder ball; the pad contains non-abrasive powder that absorbs extra cleaning oil, 4. Bottle of choji oil, to prevent rusting, and 5. Plastic container to store an oiled cloth). Includes a parchment certificate/care sheet.
- Overall Length: 39-1/2"
- Blade Length: 27"
- Blade Material: High carbon spring steel, control hardened to 47-50 HRC, fuller groove, solid brass blade collar.
- Handle Material: Solid metal handle parts, bronze finish, gold plated fitting and handle ornament, genuine rayskin grip and leather cord wrap.
- Scabbard: Wood, black lacquered finish, black cord wrap.
- Packaging: Two-piece sword box and heavy cardboard.