Citadel "Aikuchi Vintage" Japanese Knife

Beautiful Japanese knife with narrow and sharp “armor piercing” blade, handmade, in carbon steel, brass habaki and matt dark red lacquered saya. Tsuka is wrapped in full black stingray skin. Entirely handmade by CITADEL.

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This Aikuchi is an UNIQUE PIECE
One of the first Japanese type knives from Citadel, it is very elegant.

  • Nagasa: 190 mm, hand forged blade, narrow, very sharp, in carbon steel, “armor piercing” type
  • Tsuka: 122mm, in jackfruit wood entirely wrapped in black shagreen, menuki in brass.
  • Kurigata, koiguchi, kashira, fuchi, meguki in buffalo horn. Saya matt dark red lacquer.
  • Weight 177gr

Delivered in a silk Bukuro and a storage pouch.