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Tony Wagstaffe
01-29-2008, 02:34 AM
To anyone who may be interested:
Due to closure of dojo, We have a number of martial arts 2nd hand items for sale......All of good quality....
A number of good quality martial art books (A couple now collectors items?) ie Aikido, sword, jo, etc,
Aikido related dvd's all from aikido journal....
Standard white oak bokken (2) standard red oak bokken (1) Standard red oak jo (1) Oniforge katana (2),
Basic beginners iaito (1).... would prefer to sell as one lot to a good home.... would be a bargain to the right person!
Would need to be resident in U.K. for collection
For more details email me on tcabtony@hotmail.co.uk
Thank you

Tony Wagstaffe
01-29-2008, 10:51 AM
Update on Private Sale as follows
List of Books
"The Martial Arts" Featuring Aikido, swordsmanship, judo, kendo, sumo etc etc published by Octopus 1978

The Book of Five Rings, Miyamoto Musashi, Kodansha

Training with the Master, Lessons with Morihei Ueshiba, by John Stevens & Walter V Krenner

Flashing Steel, Mastering Eishin-ryu Swordsmanship, by Masayuki Shimabukaro & Leonard J. Pellman

Bushido, The Soul of Japan, by Inazo Nitobe

Shiatsu, Wataru Ohashi, 1984

Aikido, The Way of Harmony, By John Stevens under the direction of Shirata Rinjiro, Shambhala 1984

Daito Ryu Aikijujutsu, Conversations with Daito ryu Masters, by Stanley A. Pranin

Aikido Masters, Prewar Students of Morihei Ueshiba, by Stanley A. Pranin

Zen and Aikido by Shigeo Kamata Kenji Shimizu

Yoshinkan Aikido, Intro to Basic Techniques, Yoshinkan Instructors Staff, Supervision of Kyoichi Inoue

Dynamic Aikido by Gozo Shioda, Kodansha International, 1979

Daito Ryu Aikijujutsu, hiden Mokuroku Ikkajo, Katsuyuki Kondo Menkyo Kaiden, Introduction Stanley A.Pranin, Aiki News

Aikido, the Co-ordination of Mind and Body for Self Defence, by Koichi Tohei, Souvenir Press 2000

Takemusu Aikido, Volumes 1 - 5, by Morihiro Saito 9th Dan
Background & Basics Volume 1
More Basics Volume 2
Basics Concluded Volume 3
Kokyunage Volume 4
Bukidori & Ninnindori Volume 5 by Aiki News/ Aikido Journal

Jo, the Japanese Short Staff, by Don Zier & Tom Lang

20 Books in All

6 Dvd's
Morihei Ueshiba & Aikido, Volumes One, Four & Six
Aikido Classics 1 - "Postwar greats"
Aiki Jo by Morihiro Saito
Aiki Ken by Morihiro Saito

Oniforge Katana:
Two Oniforge Katana: Both very Sharp!! And in very good condition

Kiyomara Katana: (Folded Steel) Retail Price: approx 250
The Kiyomaro katana is patterned on the style of swordsmith Minamoto no Kiyomaro (1781-1876), feauturing a 3" o-kissaki, long nagasa (29.5" or 32.0"), and robust haba (width) with relatively small kasane (thickness). Additional features include a bo-hi (wide groove) and a parallel so-hi (small groove), with a medium sori (curvature). The blade is forged by hand from 1070 high carbon steel and clay tempered to produced a traditional hamon. This differential heat treatment gives it a harder edge and softer spine, making it able to retain its edge through many uses. The blade's polish is finished leaving a traditional edge shape and revealing the temper pattern without hard etching. The mounting uses traditional materials including genuine rayskin, silk or cotton cord, and with fittings made of gold, silver, nickel, copper, brass, and steel. All
Steel: AISI 1070 Sugata: Shinogi-Zukuri Sori: 7/8 in. Moto-Haba: 1 3/8 in. Saki-Haba: 1 1/16 in. Moto-Kasane: 5/16 in. Saki-Kasane: 4/16 in. O-Kissaki: 3 in. Heat Treatment: Clayed Hamon: Notare or Hako Boshi: Maru (May Vary) Tsuka-ito: Black Silk Samekawa: Panelled Mekugi-ana: Two Tsuba: 8-Circles (b-B) Fuchi-gashira: Stone (b-B) Menuki: Waves (N-p-B) Habaki: Plain (N-p-B) Shitodome: Scallop (N-p-B) Seppa: Scallop (N-p-C) Saya: Kuroro (Acryl)
Bushido-2 Configuration Nagasa: 29.5 in. Tsuka: 14 in. Weight: 3.0 lbs Bo-hi ni Tsure-hi. Easily dissassembled for cleaning and oiling

Kenshi Katana: Retail price approx: 100
The Kenshi (Swordsman) Katana is designed with an medium-light blade for a good balance of cutting ability and usability with the beginning to intermediate practioner in mind. Its fittings are elegant yet with no extra frills in the spirit of the austere samurai warrior. The blade is precision milled from 1060 carbon steel, sharpened by hand with a traditional flat-grind edge and through tempered for durability. Its tough enough for routine practice including cutting, and made using the same materials as our normal line of swords including metal fittings, genuine rayskin, tightly wrapped cotton tsuka-ito, and a removable double-pegged handle.
Higo-I Configuration Nagasa: 28.5 in. Tsuka: 11 in. Weight: TBA Bo-hi Black Hineri-maki Sukashi Tsuba Alloy Kodogu Kuroishime-nuri Saya 1060 Steel Blade. Easily dissassembled for cleaning and oiling

Tozando basic iaito 27" alloy blade 10" tsuka

Hakama small to medium, one black, two navy blue

Email me if interested tcabtony@hotmail.co.uk