John Lee Ikusa Katana (Training Sword)
Demand for battle-ready samurai swords is increasing, so we are proud to present
the first generation of training-swords by John Lee.
The handcrafted blade is made out of 9260 carbon spring steel. It consists of an
off-rounded point and a 2mm strong striking edge.
The long handle-end is fastened to the hilt with two particularly thick pins of bamboo.
The hilt is wrapped with black cotton completed with original ray skin in traditional
Katate-Maki-style. The sword will be delivered in a collector’s box,
with cloth bag, seal and certificate.
Blade length to Tsuba: approx. 73 cm
Hilt length: approx. 30,5 cm
Total length without sheath: approx. 104 cm
Back of blade: approx. 12 mm
Weight without sheath: approx. 1840g