1 antique Japanese Yoroi Doshi armor piercing tanto sword available. This fine Japanese sword would make an important acquisition for any collection.
An armor piercing tanto has a blade approximately 3 times the normal tanto thickness. This armor piercer measures 1.7 cm (11/16”). Photo 1 above shows this yoroi doshi lying next to a full-size katana.
The nakago is not signed—the saya does, however, have a sayagaki.
The blade nagasa measures 6 11/16” (17 cm). The blade has an attractive hamon with flying temper.
The blade has surface type pitting only. This armor piercer would be an inexpensive polish.
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