Items for sale
These prices include postage overseas from Japan.
The shipping system we take is EMS with insurance. Usually it takes one
week or so for delivering. But, our post servece doesn't deliver sword
to several countries by EMS. In such case, we use SAL.
FedEx also was used sometimes in the past, but they no longer carry swords.
UPD and DHL neither.
Please notice, that the prices don't include the customs duties what are
taken by your custom guard. Sometimes taxes are more than 30% including
VAT and consumption tax. So you are responsible to pay those taxes.
If you would like to purchase anything, do not send the money directly.
Please contact us by e-mail. We would like to explain the quality of the
item to you before you purchase anything. Please send us any questions
you have about swords.
The paying systems we can accept are PayPal and Bank Transfer.
PayPal is convenient for any amount.
We have a Layaway Plan, you can reserve items by 10% of the price as a
down payment. Then you should pay full amount in 6 months, at once or times
payment. Sold items are moved to GALLERY. Those are for study.
sword2 wakizashi "Mimasaka-no-kuni ju Kanekage", 17th century, 280,000.yen
sword14 tanto "Sukemitsu", Shimada school in Suruga province 16th century,
Hitatsura hamon. 300,000.yen
sword10 wakizashi "Naomasa" and "Mitsumasa", with NBTHK Tokubetsu-Hozon-Token
sword7 rescue a poor condition wakizashi "Kanetsune". 300,000.yen restoration work completed
sword4 katana "Osafune Yosozaemon-no-jo Sukesada" with NBTHK paper. 2,530,000.yen
tsuba10 katchushi, small cut-out and ring rim,
150,000.yen => 100,000.yen discounted
tsuba3 steel, Namban style with the motif two dragons chasing a dragon ball. 25,000.yen
tsuba9 Shoami, design of two fans, 16th century, with NBTHK paper. 150,000.yen
tsuba8 Owari, simple design, 17th century, 60,000.yen
fittings3 fuchi and kashira set, made of black copper (shakudo) with autumn flowers
fittings1 fuchi and kashira set in han-tachi style. Iron with gold and silver inlays.
fittings2 fuchi and kashira set, made of black copper (shakudo), mandarin ducks motif. 40,000.yen
fittings15 fuchi and kashira, black copper, Japanese plum blossoms (ume). 30,000.yen
others5 matchlock. 150,000.yen
others10 helmet, consigment from a collector. 250,000.yen
others1 tamahagane, from NBTHK, the lowest prices box 30kg. 74,000.yen
NEWLY PRODUCING SWORD
Swords that we are producing by free request. See
We can have the smith make an oshigata by himself.
new sword9 tanto blade with three-layer style steel constructioin new
new sword7 tanto blade with Ayasugi pattern steel layer new
new sword1 ken blade with a straight layer pattern steel.
new sword3 shadow project (kage-uchi) of Awataguchi Yoshimitsu style blades
new sword5 try to make a blade with meteor
new sword8 a challenge to copy Hojoji style naginata
new sword4 ken blade within mount. 300,000.yen polished out
new sword6 a challenge to copy "Huga Masamune" 200,000.yen polished out
We have no responsibility for qualities of these
items, because they are free.
We pick up cheap swords from a junk box in antique market.
Of course, some of them are in poor condition, and no one know what sword
would come out after restoration work.
For hobby craftsmen who need a sword to practice or treasure hunters who
is looking for a masterpiece covered with rust.
And some of them are good blades, but less reptation in the market. Those
are good for study by low cost.
Some customers want to challenge papering with those "cheap sword".
We can accept only the request challenging for NBTHK Hozon paper. Of course
NBTHK paper also is a kind of joke sometimes. But probably better than
the papers published by other organizations. We can ask our agent who proceeds
the papering mission.
The cost is 45,000.yen in the case of getting a paper. It includes the NBTHK papering fee 25,000.yen
and agent fee 20,000.yen.
On the other hand, in the case of refused, the cost is 30,000.yen. It includes the NBTHK judging fee 10,000.yen and agent fee 20,000.yen.
We don't recommend you to challenge papering, since any paper can not influence
the blade. But if you want it, we can help you.
Some rests of our business.
We will post some item occasionally. The person who is first emailing us
Nothing is available
The sword accessory shop IIMURA has built up their web site.
You can take most of mass produced items there.
web site; http://www16.plala.or.jp/katana-iimura/index.english.html
The tools for tight handle. to stick out the tang from the tight handle. 2,200.yen + postage
We can accept an order of a new blade, habaki, polishing and other restorations.
katana/tachi, 60cm-80cm length
blade with shirasaya. About 800,000.yen
wakizashi, the length between
tanto and katana. 400,000.yen to 600,000.yen
tanto, under 30cm length blade
with shirasaya. about 300,000.yen
Upon completion of the sword/blade, you will have a chance to view the
completed item before you purchase it. This is to ensure customer satisfaction.
Ordering system and samples
Koshirae (making the mount) is from 250,000.yen for katana or wakizashi, from
100,000.yen for tanto.
Habaki, copper or silver is 36,000.yen. Gold foiled is from 60,000.yen
Togi, polishing, about 2,000.yen to 3,000.yen per cm.
Estimates of the costs for Restoration
and Koshirae producing
(Tempering experience by customers)
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If you have a chance to come to Japan, we can produce such a workshop.
Our smith prepares a tanto blade for you, and you can experience the clay
designing, heat and quenching with smith's support. One tanto costs 150,000.yen
including shaping work with the rough stone and inscription in the tang.
Samples => Project "Gotoba"