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Tsubas  Small sample of Tsuba collection by Fred Fimio

Item #245-56 Sekishu Sadatsuna (Son of Naotsuna. One of the ten students of Masamune)

Length: 69.4 cm

Type: Tachi

Period:  1355 AD

Class: Jo-Jo Saku NBTHK Hozon

Item #245-55 Nagata No Suke Minamoto Yoshisugu

Length: 70.7 cm

Type: Katana

Period:  Late Edo

Item #245-54 Enju Tachi Kunisuki 

Length: 63.8 cm

Type: Sugata

Period:  Late Kamakura

Item #245-52 Dewa Kami, Kokyo Minamoto, Mitsu Hira 

Length: 74.6cm

Type: Katana

Period:  Edo - 1652

Item #245-51 Awa Kaifu Ujiyoshi 

Length: 70cm

Type: Katana

Period:  1497-1507

Item #245-50 Edo Ishido Tsunemitsu

Length: 66cm

Type: Katana

Period:  1624 - 1688

Item #245-49 Bishu Osafune Junin Yokoyama Kosuke Daijo Fujiwara Sukesada

Length: 36.6cm

Type: Wakisashi

Period:  1633-1721

Item #245-48 Yamato Shizu

Length: 68cm

Type: Katana

Period:  Late Kamakura - early Nanbokucho

Item #245-47 Bizen Kuni Ju Osafune Sukesada 

Length: 71.4cm

Type: Katana

Period:  Muromachi (SPECIAL ORDER BLADE )

Item #245-46 Soshu-Ju Tsunahiro Saku 

Length: 38.4cm

Type: Wakisashi

Period:  1532 - 1550

Item #245-43 Rai Kuninaga 

Length: 71.8 cm

Type: Katana

Period:  1329-1331

Style: Shinogi-Zukuri


Item #245-39 Yamashiro Rai Kunizane 

Length: 70.6 cm

Type: Tachi

Period:  Late Kamakura

Style: Shinogi-Zukuri

Class: Sai-Jo-Saku, NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon


Item #245-37 Bizen Sanenori 

Length: 71.2 cm

Type: Tachi

Period: Kamakura  (1317 - 1330) 

Style: Shinogi-Zukuri

Class:  NBTHK, Juyo Token


Item #245-36 Kongo Byoei Moritaka  

Length: 71.1 cm

Type: Tachi

Period: 1293 - 1300

Style: Shinogi-Zukuri


Item #245-31 Mino Seki Kaneyuki

Length: 31.6cm

Type: O-Tanto

Period: 1532

Style: Hira Zukuri


Item #245-30 Hizen Ju Harima Daijo Fujiwara Tadakuni 

Length: 71.1cm

Type: Katana

Period: 1640

Style: Shinogi Zukuri


Item #245-21 32 Gen Suji Kabuto  

Mei: (Signature) Mumei

Period: Muromachi Period

Shikoro: Black Kozane 3 layers
Special Feature: Kabuto with the sun design on Maedate lacquered with Sabiji Nuri


Item #245-20 Kabuto & Menpo

Length: A 42 plate Suji Kabuto & Menpo composed of iron plate & leather.

Period: Edo
Condition: Excellent


Item #245-18 Taira-Takada Tomoyuki

Length: 67.4cm

Type: Katana
Period: Muromachi
Style: Shinogi Zukuri


Item #245-03 Harima Daijo Fujiwara Echizen Shigetaka

Length: 70.1cm

Type: Katana
Period: 1600 - 1624
Style: Shinogi Zukuri


Item #244-10012 Bizen Ichimonji Sukekuni

Length: 69.5 cm

Style: Shinogi Zukuri

Period: Late Kamakura

Class:  JUYO TOKEN Certificate - The 51st Shinsa

Condition: Excellent

Nakago: Mumei attributed to Bizen Ichimonji Kokubunji Sukekuni

Koshirae: Buke Tsukuri; fine mountings



Length: 70.3 cm

Style Shinogi Tsukuri

Period: 617 - 1683

Class:  Tokubetsu NBTHK

Condition: Excellent

Nakago: Ubu; Hizen Kuni Dewa Daijo Fujiwara Yukihiro

Koshirae: Red and black vertical stripe. Iron tsubu rimmed with gold leaf dragon motif, Shakuda Fuji Kashira gold dragons - gold dragon Menuki


(The above dates reflect the Swordsmiths peek productivity period only)


APPRAISALS: Our President, Fred Fimio, will gladly appraise any art sword you have in your collection, or require for insurance coverage, claims, customs or court cases.  Fred has over 55 years of experience.


HOW: Contact Fred Fimio at  Appraisals can only be done in person, so an appointment must be scheduled.