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Asuka Suterusu Modern Tanto

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Product Description

If you're interested in Japanese culture, and are looking to grow your sword collection, this stunning Asuka Modern Tanto is the perfect place to start. A beautiful modern wooden design offers a minimalistic feel that belies the sharp, ready for use blade.

A traditional piece of essential Samurai kit, the tanto today is used for both self defense and home decor. The design of the tanto blade is also very popular as a tactical knife, numerous tactical knives now use a tanto blade.

Product Details
  • ColorsBlack
  • OriginChina

— Warranty: Manufacturer's 1 Year
— Razor Sharp
— Blade Length: 5.5"
— Blade Material: 420 Stainless Steel
— Blade Thickness: 0.282"
— Blade Hardness: 45-50 HRC
— Blade Style: Tanto
— Blade Grind: Convex
— Blade Type: Fixed
— Blade Finish: Polished
— Handle Material: Birch Wood
— Handle Length: 4.75"
— Handle Thickness: 0.6"
— Tang: Full
— Overall Length: 11"
— Weight: 10 oz.
— Sheath Material: Birch Wood
— Sheath Origin: China

Is this a full tang?

Yes, it is a full tang.

Where is it made?

It is made in China.

Is this blade made the same way a samurai sword is?

The blade is in the style of a traditional Japanese tanto. A tanto is one of the traditional Japanese dagger that were worn by the samurai class of feudal Japan

What is a Japanese tanto?

Tantō were mostly carried by samurai, as commoners did not generally wear them. Women sometimes carried a small tantō for self-defense. Tantō were worn in place of a wakizashi in a daishō, especially on the battlefield. Before the advent of the wakizashi/tantō combination, it was common for a samurai to carry a tachi and a tantō as opposed to a katana and a wakizashi.

How sharp is it?

It is sharp right out of the box ready to cut.

How is the blade forged?

The Suterusu Tanto was not forged.

Is the wood casing a tight enough hold to have in your pocket?

It holds tight. It would not fall out if you turn it upside down.

Was it molded or milled?

It is molded.

What type of wood is the handle and sheath made out of?

They are made from birch.

What type of steel is it?

The blade is 420 stainless steel.

Shipping Information
  • Shipping Availability
    United States
  • Shipping Policy
    Standard Ground Shipping
  • Ship In
    1-2 weeks
  • Return Policy
    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation