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Traditional Tanto

by Bell, Michael

SKU 1042278

Date Added 05/13/2022

# Available 1

Original price $3,200.00

Price $2,400.00

Overview

This Traditional Tanto by Michael Bell features a traditionally forged Damascus blade with hand rub satin finished blade and fullers, .265" blade stock and 1.171" blade depth. The handle has a hand textured copper habiki, black word wrap over white rayskin with dragonfly menukis. Comes with matching traditional Shirasaya. Excellent condition. Comes with sword bag.

Product Details

Blade Length 10

Overall Length 16

Weight (oz) 10.9

Source Previously owned

Additional Specs

Knife Type Hidden Tang, Has Sheath

Blade Material Damascus

Blade Details Upswept/Trailing

Handle Material Wrapped, Leather & Skins

About the Maker

Bell, Michael

Michael Bell is from Oregon and in 1970 began a 5 year apprenticeship with Japanese artist Nakajima Muneyoshi. He learned all aspects of sword creation and eventually started Dragonfly Forge with his son Gabriel, where they specialize in Japanese style swords.

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