Takeda Vintage Blue # 1 Limited Deba 240mm Ho Wood Handle (No.13)

Takeda Vintage Blue # 1 Limited Deba 240mm Ho Wood Handle (No.13)

Brand: Takeda 武田 刃 物 工場
Blacksmith: Shosui Takeda 武田 松 水
Production area: Niimi-Okayama / Japan
Profile: Deba
Size: 240mm
Steel type: carbon steel (Stainless)
Steel: Yasuki Blue (Aogami) # 1, soft iron coating
Handle: Magnolia Wood and Octagonal Buffalo Horn
Total length: 408 mm
Edge length: 244 mm
Length from handle to tip: 254 mm
Blade height: 59 mm
Thickness: 5.8mm
Handle length: 152 mm
Weight: 387g
Hand orientation: right-handed
Date of manufacture: 2008

Forged by Shosui Takeda of Takeda Hamono in Okayama, Japan. This Yanagiba vintage was forged in 2008 in memory of a former companion of Takeda in Germany. In 2015 we visited Takeda's workshop and came across this knife and 14 others, but all of them were in terrible shape after all those years in the workshop without being serviced. After asking, Takeda allowed us to re-finish this Yanagiba, so we brought him to the sharpener.

    C$1,095.00Price
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