Battle ready Hanwei Raptor Shobu Zukuri Katana is on sale at Japanese Swords 4 Samurai. All authentic Japanese Samurai swords ship free! We have Battle ready swords and weapons for the Samurai sword enthusiast.
The Raptor Shobu-Zukuri (Iris Leaf) Katana blade has an elegant shape and powerful cutting ability. Notable for the absence of a Yokote transition, this blade design became popular during the Nanbokucho era (1336 ~1392 AD) and its popularity continued into the Muromachi period.Designed under the auspices of cutting master James Williams the Raptor Katana series has been crafted by Paul Chen for the cutting practitioner who does not necessarily have access to mats but who wishes to practice and perfect his cutting technique
Historical blade style
Designed by James Williams / Hanwei
Blade Length: 29″
Handle Length: 13″
Weight: 2lb 11oz
Blade Steel: 5160
Specs will vary slightly
from piece to piece.
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