~ Sayagaki translation ~
Musashi no kuni (Edo) 3rd Generation Yasutsugu
Hollyhock crest - Long name
In Kanbun 4 (1664) August, Yamano Kaemon Nagahisa performed cutting test of this blades
sharpness, cutting two bodies engravings of Kinzogan. Hamon - Gonome, Excellent workmanship.
One of his best swords - beautiful sword.
Blade length 1 shaku, 5 sun, 6 bu (a little bit less - jyaku)
Date of Sayagaki: Heisei 20 (2008) Late August
By: Tanzan (Tanobe Michihiro)
[Tanobe Sensei is Senior Manager of N.B.T.H.K. [now retired] Tokyo, Japan]
Kakihan (Examined and recorded)
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