This excellent sword is a tribute to the katana’s popularity as both a weapon and an elegant cultural piece. This katana measures 41 5/8" overall and features a 26 1/2" heat tempered carbon steel blade. The hilt offers imitation black ray skin with red nylon cord wrapping. The handle is constructed of cast metal parts. This katana includes a red lacquer finish wood sheath with coordinating nylon cord wrapping. United Cutlery, XL1051.