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• Traditional Construction
• Differential Heat-Treatment
Forged and Folded Blade
• K120C High-Carbon Steel

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The Orchid Wakizashi is as quick as it is beautiful , with a relatively light blade of folded K120C and striking Koshirae. The Hamon is prominent and the Hada shows distinct layers. High quality ray skin (Same) is used on the Tsuka, and the Tsuka-ito and Sageo is woven from premium Japanese cotton. The Tsuba is of blackened iron, with an Orchid and Butterfly decoration inlaid in silver, brass and copper. The Saya is deeply lacquered in blue with buffalo horn Koiguchi and Kurikata. The Fuchi, Kashira and Kojiri are crafted in bronzed iron with silver and gold detailing. The Habaki is of one-piece brass construction. The Wakizashi features a medium-length (Chu) Kissaki.

See Models SH1207 and SH1209 for the Katana and Tanto details.

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Overall: 26 1/4“
Blade Length: 18 3/4“
Handle Length: 6 1/2”
Weight: 1lb 4oz
Point of Balance: 4"
Width at Guard: 1.03"
Width at Tip: .67"
Thickness at Guard: .22"
Thickness at Tip: .17"
Sori: 1/2"

Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

SH1208 Orchid Wakizashi by Cas Hanwei

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