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Some people thought this was this year's Halloween costume, when in fact I simply had hall duty...

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Photos of portions of Hans Igelström's collection on display in Sweden...  Thanks Hans.

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Han's diasho - Katana: Higo Ju Dotanuki Munehiro Saku fourth month of 1847, Wakisashi: Hizen ju Kuni "Tadayoshi" Yoshihiro Saku 1640 first generation.  I wrapped both tsuka.

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Above and below: views of five sets of koshirae and blades.

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Above: a closer view of Han's diasho katana (signed: Higo Ju Dotanuki Munehiro Saku fourth month of 1847)

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And, above is another set of mounts that I did the tsukamaki on...

Hans,Thank you again for giving me this opportunity to share some of my work, and pieces of your beautiful collection.

 
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This is a follow-up to the entry about the tsuba that I resized last month (9/13/09).  Here are two images of the newly fitted tsuba and the newly wrapped tsuka both remounted on Aaron R's sword.

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