DRAGONFLY KATANA

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Many Japanese swords offered today are interpretive copies of antiquities from feudal Japan, and they were made for warriors of small stature who seldom rose above five and a half feet. As beautiful and skillfully design...

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Many Japanese swords offered today are interpretive copies of antiquities from feudal Japan, and they were made for warriors of small stature who seldom rose above five and a half feet. As beautiful and skillfully designed as these swords are, they may not be perfectly suited for the modern warrior, who has grown to be a substantially taller and stronger version of his historical counterpart!With that in mind, Cold Steel has created the Dragonfly Series - a line of Japanese swords featuring thicker, wider and heavier blades. The Dragonfly Katana is a beautiful sword with a distinctive teal-green silk cord-wrap and black samé (ray skin) handles, complementing rich iron furniture with a dragonfly motif. Their deeply curved and hand polished 1060 steel blades terminate in a long "iris leaf" point for maximum cutting potential. Additionally, these swords come with two protective bags. A blue cotton travel bag and an intricately decorative display bag made from the finest heavy silk brocade.
Weight:
39.4oz
Blade Thickness:
5/16"
Blade Length:
29-1/4"
Blade Steel:
1055 Carbon
Handle Length/Material:
11-1/2"
Overall Length:
40-3/4"
Additional Features:
Samé (Ray Skin) Handle with Teal Green Silk Braid Cord & Brass Menuki. Black Lacquered Wood Scabbard.