This sword is a fantastic example of the most sought after edged weapon, the Japanese katana. Measuring 49" overall, this katana offers a 36" blade of 1055 carbon steel. The handle is covered in ray skin and wrapped in black braid cord, and features brass menuki. This sword includes a black lacquered wood sheath and blue violet cover bag. This item will be a central focus in any collection! Cold Steel, 88BOK.