Item #3002003 (Satsuma Koshirae) is replica of Katana used by Satsuma army During the 1870s.
Leader of Satsuma army is Saigo Takamori.
This Katana is longer and heavy than the other average Katanas.
The weight (1500g) of the Satsuma Koshirae is not including the sheath.
He was one of the most influential samurai in Japanese history.
He is model of Katsumoto in movie "LAST SAMURAI".
He was later put in command of over fifty thousand samurai, a large part of the imperial army.
Saigo disagreed with the modernization of Japan and the opening of commerce with the West.
The story of the samurai leader Katsumoto is a fictionalized version of the fate of Japan's real last samurai, Saigo Takamori.
Comparison of length of the other other average Iaito.
Specification of Products
US$ 2361.00 (including shipping cost except to Africa
and South America)
Term of Delivery
About 4 - 5 weeks after you order
Original tough duralumin(not sharp)
Black cotton emaki,two Mekugi,black cowskin same
Hand Made square include two hole of Nukite
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