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Today the dragon plays a major role in the Japanese New Year. Contrary to western mysticism the dragon is in Japan a bringer of luck. The tsuba (guard) of this katana is shaped like a dragon surrounding the sword. The other decorations also depict this mystical chimera.
The length of this katana is 76,5 cm with a grip (tsuka) of 35 cm and a blade length of 51 cm. It weighs 800 g. The blade is made in the Shinogi-Zukuri style of hand-forged 1045 carbon steel with a fuller, the grip wrapping is made of black cotton in the classical Hineri-Maki style underlaid with genuine shagreen and the katana has a black lacquered scabbard (saya) in the Kuroro style. A striking collector`s box is included.
John Lees models are inspired on historical originals and are high quality weapons. No plastics are used, only high quality authentic materials, like metal, brass, wood and shagreen. Every John Lee weapon is delivered including a seal and a certificate of authenticity.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.
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