65" Long Handmade Nodachi Odachi Samurai Field Sword Katana
- 17.00 LBS
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This is the massive hand forged Nodachi sword, or "field sword". The sword was carried by foot soldiers as a counter measure against cavalry attacks. The massive blade would be wielded by two men to cut the legs out from under charging attacks. However, by a skilled and powerful warrior the sword could be used by a single man and had the potential to cut both horse and man apart in a single stroke. During times of peace the sword would be carried by high ranking Samurai as a sign of status. Due to its length the sword would be carried on the Samurai's back. Although, this sword was slow, in the correct hands the sword would become unstoppable. This is a reproduction of the massive Nodachi. The sword has been hand forged with all authentic fittings. This mighty sword is spectacular to behold and would grace any collection. The Sword includes: a collectors box, sword bag, and cleaning kit.
Attributes of the Weapon: Blade: The blade of the sword has been hand forged from through hardened 1065 carbon steel. An aesthetic hamon has been added to the edge of the blade. The blade features a bohi for better balance and audible feedback when the sword is swung. The sword has a massive tang to match the length of the blade. Saya: The Saya is wooden with a black high gloss finish. The sageo is black chemical fiber. Tsuka: The tsuka features a black cotton ito and real ray skin samegawa. The fittings are oxidized copper. The tang is secured by two smoked bamboo mekugi.
Overall Length:64.5 " Blade:Very Sharp Blade Length:48.5 " Blade Material:1060 Through Hardened Carbon Steel Handle Length15.75 " Handle Material:Cotton Ito, Ray Skin Samegawa Condition:Brand New
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