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.
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.
sword1 wakizashi "Osafune Yasumitsu" "Oei 31 year". 1,200,000.yen new
sword7 rescue a poor wakizashi "Kanetsune". 300,000.yen under restoration work
sword4 katana "Osafune Yosozaemon-no-jo Sukesada" with NBTHK paper. 2,530,000.yen
sword9 wakizashi "Mihara Masaie", kata-kiriha-zukuri, beautiful blade.
sword5 tanto, originally no signature, with shirasaya and mount, NBTHK paper
attributed to Yamamura. 300,000.yen available again
sword2 wakizashi, sambon-sugi hamon, nice blade from 16th century. 300,000.yen
sword6 katana, O'suriage, Mino? good weapon, 16th century. 200,000.yen reserved
sword8 wakizashi, O'suriage, orikaeshi-mei is removed. Nice blade. 250,000.yen available again
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
tsuba7 Owari, good steel, bamboo and snow flakes design, 110,000.yen
fittings15 fuchi and kashira, black copper, Japanese plum blossoms (ume). 30,000.yen
fittings12 fuchi and kashira, shibuichi (alloy of copper and silver), tachi style,50,000.yen
others4 wakizashi mount, recent product using nice antique fittings. 150,000.yen
others2 scroll of Musashi Miyamoto, replica. 20,000.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.
We have no responsibility for qualities of these
items, because they are free.
new sword3 shadow project (kage-uchi) of Awataguchi Yoshimitsu style blades
new sword9 reproduce a sword for kamikaze pilot
new sword5 try to make a blade with meteor
new sword2 an experiment to make sister blades with sandwich construction.
new sword8 a challenge to copy Hojoji style naginata
new sword4 a shadow project (kage-uchi) of ken blade silver habaki made out
new sword6 a challenge to copy "Huga Masamune" constructed with Makuri style
new sword1 ken blade within Bddhish style mount (Sanko- ken)
700,000.yen => 500,000.yen reserved
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.
Nothing is available
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"