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

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The Orchid Tanto features a 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 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.

See Models SH1208 and SH1207 for the Wakizashi and Katana details.

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Overall: 12 3/4“
Blade Length: 7 1/2“
Handle Length: 4 1/2”
Weight: 8oz
Point of Balance: 1"
Width at Guard: 1"
Width at Tip: .67"
Thickness at Guard: .25"
Sori: 1/4"

Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

SH1209 Orchid Tanto by Cas Hanwei

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