Odachi/otachi or nodachi. Mei (name): Tomomitsu. Location: Futarasan Jinja, Tochigi. Period: Nambokuchô (1336 - 1392). This Ôdachi has a nagasa (cutting edge) of 126.0 cm and sori (curvature) of 5.8 cm. The width of the blade at the base is 4.4 cm and the width near the tip is 3.0 cm. The kissaki is 6.7 cm long. It is displayed with Nodachi mounts that are 178 cm long.
Nagamaki by Kanabo Masatsugu, Muromachi period, 16th century. The nagamaki: Sugata (configuration): nagamakizukuri, iorimune with a very broad shinogi and a very long kissaki. Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 38 5/8in (98.1cm), kissaki 6 3/8in (16.2cm), Motohaba (width at start of tempered edge): 1 1/2in (3.8cm), Sakihaba (width before tip): 1 1/2in (3.8cm). 16th century koshirae.
Priceless katana blade 37 of 68 | Samurai sword | National treasure of Japan
Juyo Token Naginata Naoshi Hojoji Katana
Odachi/otachi or nodachi. Kashiwa Tachi aka Yamagane Tsukuri Kokushitsu Hirumaki Ôdachi, no signature, Nambokuchô era (1336 - 1392), total length in fittings is 194.5 cm, nagasa (cutting edge) of 136.6 cm and sori (curvature) of 4.6 cm, width is 3.8 cm, thickness is 1.0 cm at the base of the blade, tang length is 54.4. The saya (scabbard) is coated in black lacquer and has two hanger mounts. The tsuka (hilt) and saya are wrapped with thin leather in opposite directions.