SBG Black Dragon Katana Elite Mk II
Limited Edition, limited availability Folded and DH Katana with premium fittings. An SBG exclusive - designed by Paul Southren.
The Seriously Upgraded version of the Classic Black Dragon Katana - Mark II.
Designed by Paul Southren and exclusively available at SBG - the Black Dragon Elite spares no expense. Famous for some of the best T10 tool steel blades around, the Mark II Elite is expertly folded and differentially hardened to produce a blade that is worthy of the ticket price just by itself.
However, in true Black Dragon style, the fittings are upgraded to compliment the blade as much as possible - tight leather ito wrapped using hishigami triangles over black rayskin, work hardened copper fittings inlaid with real silver and golden gilding, rayskin wrapped and reinforced saya with buffalo horn inserts - and two levels of quality control gives you the complete package at a fraction of the price a sword like this is really worth..
Stock is very limited and it has been several years since we have had any Black Dragons in stock at all, so for those of you who are quick enough - a true bargain awaits.
ABOUT THE SBG DESIGNS SERIES
While the designs vary, all the blades in the series are made from the same classic differentially hardened T10 Tool Steel our SBG Black Dragon Forge has made so well for us since 2008.
The stunning, tempered blades are all hand made in the traditional method and then tempered to produce an authentic hamon.
Special attention is paid to small details like the blade termination - those models with bo-hi are carved by hand instead of rounded by machine like almost every other sword at this price point. Each blade also has a real boshi and yokote.
Likewise fittings are also given special care with, ito wraps alternate, materials and fittings are all top quality and each sword is carefully inspected for flaws and defects resulting in a very high quality product that we have priced to make a very limited quantity run of (10) pcs available.
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Featured positive reviews:
Amazing quality sword. Fit and finish five stars. The blade is superb !!!! expertly folded and differentially hardened. The hamon has many levels in that earns it 5 stars. The fittings and workmanship AAA. Going in i had little doubt that the blade would be anything but perfect. I have own japanese blades and the quality of this one outshines many.