Hanwei Koi Wakizashi
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Hanwei Koi Wakizashi

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Stunning T10 tool steel Wakizashi with traditional Carp themed fittings. Matches the Koi Katana. MSRP $895

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The Koi Wakizashi from Paul Chen  has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade. The blade on this is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method. The Koi Wakizashi is mounted in black and white and features black same, the tsuka-ito is made of premium white Japanese cotton. The saya is finished in a deep black lacquer with a black and white striped cotton sageo. A finely rendered Koi, with true front-and-back detail, forms the black iron tsuba. The fittings are superbly antiqued adding to the aesthetics of the piece. The Koi Wakizashi from Hanwei  is supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit.

It is said that a Koi swims up rivers and climbs waterfalls with bravery not unlike a Samurai warrior. As well, it is said that if a Koi is caught, it will lie still beneath the knife, facing its death bravely like a Samurai facing a sword.

How to Use

Designed as a traditional cutter in a dojo environment or high end display to match the Koi Katana or as a standalone sword in its own right. Heirloom Quality.
Overall: 27 7/8" Blade Length: 19 5/8" Handle Length: 6 1/2" Weight: 1lb 7oz Point of Balance: 4 1/4" Sori: 1"

Materials and Construction

Differentially Hardened T10 tool steel Sharpened blade with real hamon. White cotton ito over authentic, blackened rayskin. Iron fittings. Cotton sageo on high gloss saya.
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