Hanwei (Paul Chen) Practical Plus Tanto


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The Hanwei Practical Plus Tanto SH2259 is a perfect companion piece to the Practical series Katana and Wakizashi.
The blade is hand forged and differentially tempered (HRC60 edge, HRC40 back) and the hamon is evident and prominen

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SKU: SH2259 Category: Tag:


The Practical Plus Tanto (SH2259) matches our Practical Plus Katana (SH2073) and Wakizashi (SH2118). The blade is hand-forged at Hanwei of high-carbon steel and differentially hardened using a traditional claying method (HRC 60 edge, HRC 40 spine). The temper line (hamon) is evident and prominent. The flat black saya features a black cotton sageo. The tsuka has genuine ray skin (same) with a black synthetic leather tsuka-ito for better gripping qualities. The antiqued fittings on this set are decorated in a Japanese dogwood motif with a beautiful antiqued black sunburst tsuba.


Key Features:

High carbon forged blade
Fully functional
Differential tempering


Overall: 16 1/2″
Blade Length: 11″
Handle Length: 4 1/4″
Weight: 13oz
Point of Balance: 1 1/2″
Width at Guard: 1.10″
Thickness at Guard: .21″
Sori: 1/4″
Blade Steel: 1566

Specs will vary slightly
from piece to piece.

Additional information

Weight2 lbs


Hanwei by Paul Chen

Hanwei Swords for Sale

Hanwei forges some of the most sought after Samurai swords in the world. Led by master sword smith and designer Paul Chen, Hanwei creates authentic handmade swords that are made of the highest grade steel and fittings. The Paul Chen / Hanwei Forge produces the finest quality reproductions swords and accessories to the collector community.Japanese Swords 4 Samurai has been an authorized Hanwei Dealer since 2004


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