Thread: shinken?
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Old 02-22-2013, 01:27 PM   #31
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Re: shinken?


I had a shinken custom made for me by a japanese smith from Kyushu, Japan. Kimura Kanetsugu san made it for my height 2.5.5 Shyaku and it was heavier than normal to cut both hard and soft targets. It took 6 months to make. I simply love it! A custom made sword like this from a 'ranked' smith can cost anywhere from $8000 to $100,000+. The higher end is a sword from Living National Treasure Smith.

Last edited by dreamborn : 02-22-2013 at 01:32 PM.

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