BITCHU KO-AOE ~First Fork~ TSUNETSUGU School TSUNETSUGU(1): "Ten Sons" SHO-GEN GOBAN - 5th month. Narrow, deep SORI KAMAKURA TACHI - KO-KISSAKI with strong FUNBARI. ITAME with JI-NIE. CHIJI-MEN "Bunched-thread" and SUMI HADA. KO-CHOJI KO-MIDARE or SAKA-ASHI CHOJI-MIDARE in KO-NIE. BOSHI: MIDARE YAKIZUME. BITCHU-no-KAMI title. MEI: TSUNETSUGU TSUNETSUGU(2) KEN-RYAKU: ITAME. SUGU GUNOME HA with ASHI. MEI: TSUNETSUGU YASUTSUGU TEM-PUKU (f: TSUNETSUGU): YASU form: KO "Peace." ITAME (YASU) HADA shows strongly standing, dappled JI-NIE UTSURI. NIE KO-MIDARE BA has KINSUJI. GUNOME-CHOJI MIDARE with SAKA-ASHI has NIE. MEI: YASU BITCHU-no-KUNI YASUTSUGU TSUNETSUGU(3) KEN-CHO (f: YASUTSUGU): KO-ITAME with dappled JI-NIE. KO-NIE DEKI SUGU KO-MIDARE and KO-CHOJI patterns with stronger NIE. BOSHI: with little turnback. MEI: TSUNETSUGU YASUTSUGU KEN-RYAKU (f: MORITSUGU): "Ten Sons" Wide bladed CHU-KISSAKI TACHI with deep KOSHIZORI. His blade-shape shows the style transition of mid-KAMAKURA. KO-ITAME, MOKUME with CHIJI-MEN "Bunched-thread." JI-NIE UTSURI stands out. CHOJI-MIDARE with ASHI and YO. HAMON shows scattered NIJUBA effects. NIE. KINSUJI and SUNAGASHI. BOSHI is NIJU MIDARE with KO-MARU to YAKIZUME. KURI-JIRI NAKAGO with O-SUJIKAI YASURI. Large two-character MEI in thick strokes. MEI: YASUTSUGU SANETSUGU KEN-RYAKU (f: MORITSUGU): "Ten Sons" From KEN-EI 1206 to TEI-O 1222. ITAME.HOSO-SUGUHA and KO-MIDARE BA. MEI: SANETSUGU
NAGASA: 2 SHAKU 7.6 SUN MOTO-HABA: 1.2 SUN SORI: 1 SUN SAKI-HABA: 6 BU NAKAGO: 7.9 SUN
The revered NICHIREN, predictor of the future - Mongol Invasions, wore his JUZU rosary string about this sword as a public and political display
defeat the eye before its great length. Continuous and marked
FUNBARI appears subtle throughout the deep curve.
Strong MIDARE-UTSURI wafts through KO-ITAME. JI-NIE.
A long undulation of line varies the SUGU-like KO-CHOJI MIDARE,
which pushes and leans with deep-falling NIOI-ASHI. Pattern
becomes almost KUZURE in places. MURA KO-NIE. HOSO-SUGU BOSHI
now falling on the HA. KO-MARU KAERI. Long UBU NAKAGO with