Takeda Vintage Blue #1 Limited Takobiki 250mm Ho Wood Handle (No.11)

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  • Takeda Vintage Blue #1 Limited Takobiki 250mm Ho Wood Handle (No.11)
  • Takeda Vintage Blue #1 Limited Takobiki 250mm Ho Wood Handle (No.11)
  • Takeda Vintage Blue #1 Limited Takobiki 250mm Ho Wood Handle (No.11)
  • Takeda Vintage Blue #1 Limited Takobiki 250mm Ho Wood Handle (No.11)

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Forged by Shosui Takeda of Takeda Hamono, in Okayama Japan. This vintage Yanagiba was forged in 2008 in memory of an old mate of Takeda’s from Germany. In 2015, we visited Takeda’s workshop and stumbled upon this knife and 14 other knives, but all were in pretty bad condition from years of sitting around in the workshop not being taken care of. After asking, Takeda allowed us to re-finish this Yanagiba, so we took it to the sharpener.

Brand: Takeda
Blacksmith: Shosui Takeda 武田 松水
Producing Area: Niimi-Okayama/ Japan
Profile: Takobiki
Size: 250mm
Steel Type: Carbon Steel
Steel: Blue (Aogami) #1, Soft Iron Clad
Handle: Ho Wood & Buffalo Horn Ferrule Octagonal
Total Length: 394mm
Edge Length: 246mm
Handle to Tip Length: 258mm
Blade Height: 27mm
Thickness: 3.4mm
Handle Length: 134mm
Weight: 129g
Hand Orientation: Right Handed
Date of manufacture: 2008

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