Hanwei Classic Paul Chen Classic Tiger Katana
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Hanwei Classic Paul Chen Classic Tiger Katana

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Classic Reissue of the original Tiger Katana. Premium Swedish Powder Steel DH blade, imported Japanese cotton, original and sturdy fittings painstakingly recreated. MSRP $1,650

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The return of a classic .. our Tiger Katana from Hanwei is nostalgic reissue of the original (SH1204) folded steel katana made in the early 2000s. The specifications are painstakingly reproduced for accuracy. 

The 29 3/4" K120C powder steel blade is differentially tempered with a traditional claying method to the grain patter (hada) showing distinct layers. The temper line (hamon) is evident and prominent. the blade features groove (bo-hi) on both sides. The tsuba is made from blackened iron depicting a "stalking tiger" inlaid in brass. The ray skin (same) is covered on the handle (tsuka) with Japanese Cotton. The saya is deeply lacquered in black and inlaid with brass bamboo leaves. 

Includes a sword bag and free quality maintenance kit.

How to Use

Designed as a traditional cutter in a dojo environment or high end display. Heirloom Quality.
Overall: 44 1/2" Blade Length: 29 3/4" Handle Length: 13 3/4" Weight: 2 lbs 12 oz Thickness at Guard: .28" Sori: 7/8"

Materials and Construction

Differentially Hardened K120C Swedish powder steel blade with real hamon and bo-hi. Premium Imported Japanese Cotton ito over authentic, top quality rayskin. Blackened iron with hammered texturing and brass inlay. Cotton sageo on high gloss saya with brass bamboo inlay patterning.Heavily antiqued, hammer textured brass Kojiri and Kurikata.
Shipping the newest stock direct from the manufacturers warehouse in Tennesse within 1-2 business days. $15 flat rate USA shipping for up to 2 swords via Fed Ex or USPS (depending on location), FREE shipping if 3 or more swords ordered at the same time. International shipping currently unavailable. Click here for more shipping information

Warranty Info

Each sword is guaranteed to be as described and 100% genuine product. Each sword is also covered by in full by the Manufacturers Warranty PLUS our extended LIFETIME Warranty against blade breakage. Click here for detailed warranty information

Return Policy

Satisfaction Guaranteed. We proudly stand behind every product we sell. If you are not absolutely pleased with your purchase you can return it to us within 30 days of purchase in original condition for your choice of an exchange or refund (excluding shipping fees). Click here for more info on our guarantees