Iaito Minosaka Higo Koshirae Classic

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Iaito Minosaka - Higo Koshirae Classic

High-end Iaito, fully order-made in Japan

The Higo Koshirae is an excellent iaito for beginning and intermediate practitioners.

"Higo" was a samurai clan of the Edo period whose swords were solely designed for combat effectiveness. Although many variations exist, the rounded Kashira is an immutable characteristic of this clan. It is a very popular model in Japan.

In its "Classic" version, this Iaito is proposed with braided cotton. Two Deluxe Tsuba (option), the high-end Saya lacquers and the Tsuba length extension are paid options. Higo Koshirae is also available in the "Deluxe" version (Silk weaving and other additional options).

Particular attention has been paid to the details during realization of this high-end model and this is probably our best blade in terms of value. This Iaito is handmade in Japan at the "Minosaka" workshop using 100% Japanese materials. All accessories such as Tsuba, Meuki, Saya, etc. are manufactured in Japan by traditional workshops specialized in the manufacturing of accessories for Shinken (real Katana).

  • Blade length: 2.20 to 2.55 shaku (66.6 to 77.3 cm)
  • Hamon : 4 types to choose from
    > Each type is derived in several variations to prevent identical models.
  • Habaki: Copper - Choose from Muji, Shonai or Yujo.
  • Seppa: Bronze (dark) or brass (gold)
  • Tsuba: Copper of forged steel - 18 models to choose form.
    > There are 2 lines of Tsuba: "Classic" and "Deluxe" (additional costs involved).
  • Menuki: Copper - 14 models to choose form.
  • Longueur de Tsuka : 8 to 10 sun  (22.7 to 30.2 cm)
    > The extension of the Tsuka depends especially on the hands size and the desired balance according to the length of the blade. This option needs additional charges.
  • Tsukasame: Ray skin - White or black
  • Tressage: Hinerimaki (standard)
  • Tsukaito: Cotton - black, blue, tetsukon, brown, white or purple.
  • Sageo: Cotton - black, blue, tetsukon, brown, white or purple.
  • Saya lacquer: Magnolia wood. Classic or deluxe coating - 10 finishes to choose from
    > 2 lines of coating available: "classics" and "Deluxe", subject to extra charges.
Technical Specifications
Weight for 2.45 shaku ~820 g without Saya | ~1,100 g with Saya
Motohaba 32 mm
Sakihaba 20 mm
Motokasane 6 mm
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Iaito Minosaka Higo Koshirae Classic: ¥54,500
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