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I called the Knife Shop that sold me the fake sword. They had sold it on consignment. I told them it was fake. I thought the chances of me getting...
SouthernComfort I very much appreciate your bluntness and detailed response. Thank you.
Thank you all.
I agree it’s a Chinese fake now. How do I delete this thread?
I don’t know if it’s authentic or decorative. That’s why I’m posting on here!
But a link to a bunch of articles is not helpful. I simply want to...
Also, is it hard to take apart and put back together? I mean why won’t I want to take it apart to see what’s there?
So if there is a mei it’s probably a fake?
What else indicates a knock-off?
Is it a handmade knock off?
Thanks for your reply.
Triton - why do you say Tachi? Tachi’s have much more curved blades (very little curve in this blade) Plus they are worn blade down. This is blade...
What makes you say that? It’s clearly handmade - the hamon is too uneven/broken to be otherwise?
I think the mokume grain structure is beautiful....
Hi All, I bought this katana at a knife shop. I haven't taken it apart yet to look for a signature. I just knock out the peg? Anything to watch...