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Takeda Vintage Blue #1 Limited Yanagiba 360mm Ebony Handle (No.4)

Takeda Vintage Blue #1 Limited Yanagiba 360mm Ebony Handle (No.4)

SKU:DIA-021-IA360

Regular price ¥127,700 JPY
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Forged by Shosui Takeda of Takeda Hamono, in Okayama Japan. This vintage Yanagiba was forged in 2008 in memory of an old mate of Takeda’s from Germany. In 2015, we visited Takeda’s workshop and stumbled upon this knife and 14 other knives, but all were in pretty bad condition from years of sitting around in the workshop not being taken care of. After asking, Takeda allowed us to re-finish this Yanagiba, so we took it to the sharpener.

Detailed Spec

Brand: Takeda 武田刃物工場
Smith: Shosui Takeda 武田 松水
Producing Area: Niimi-Okayama/ Japan
Profile: Yanagiba
Size: 360mm
Steel Type: Carbon Steel
Steel: Yasuki Blue (Aogami) #1, Soft Iron Clad
Handle: Ebony & Buffalo Horn Ferrule Octagonal
Come with Saya & Kiri Box
Total Length: 520mm
Edge Length: 354mm
Handle to Tip Length: 364mm
Blade Height: 36mm
Thickness: 4mm
Handle Length: 154mm
Weight: 325g
Hand Orientation: Right-Handed
Date of manufacture: 2008
Update: March 20, 2023

*Measurement and photos are from sample I picked up randomly, please understand that each item(s) has unique profile and colur because of handmade and natural materials.

*Please understand that we are supplying as wholesale and selling it at the website at the same time. If you purchase item(s) after supplied to the retail shop, this might be out of stock.

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