For Sale: Walter Sorrells Tanto
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All,

Due to circumstances beyond my control and the effects of the economy, I am forced to part with some of my possessions.

I have the following for sale:

Tanto
Blade Made by: Walter Sorrells
Designed by: Antonio Conceicao Junior
Habaki Made by: Christopher Gleeson
Shirasaya Made by: William Graves

Specifications:
Blade Style: Hira-zukuri in -Kissaki
Nagasa: 12" (basically a ko-wak)
Nakago: 4 " long
Steel: Forged Folded to a thousand layer combo of 1095 and 1050 steels.
Overall Length: 19.5 inches
Saya: 13.5 inches long made of Birdseye Maple with alder liner
Tsuka: 6 inches long made of Birdseye Maple
Koiguchi (mouth of the saya): made of Birdseye Maple lined with alder.
Kurigata: Buffalo Horn, # 24
Kojiri: Horn and tagua. The horn is 8 mm thick and the bone 2 mm
Kashira: Horn and tagua. The horn is 8 mm thick and the bone 2 mm
Mekugi: horn mekugi inserted and surrounded by a tagua square inlay in a diagonal position.
Tsunakushi (or hook for tanto): # 3 medium size
Tsuba and fuchi: Very small tsuba aikuchi style, 6 mm thick. Fuchi also lined with tagua same thickness as in Kojiri or Kashira.
Habaki: Copper
Hamon: Choji gunonme midare - Irregular or wild. (Clove blossom pattern undulating hamon)
Polish: By Walter - 1500 grit wet-or-dry, then some ferric, more 1500 grit, then lemon juice/pikal/lemon juice/pikal/lemon juice, etc. Then nugui.
Wood finish: Semi-matt polyurethane varnish.







You can read about the tanto http://forums.dfoggknives.com/index.php?showtopic=3775

$1375 shipped to US. Overseas and Canada is extra.

If you're interested or need additional pictures, please PM me.

Thanks,

Jeff
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Still available. Will entertain reasonable offers. :)
This listing is marked SOLD and is no longer available


This is a beautiful tanto. Still available.
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Have a few nibbles, but still available!
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SOLD, pending payment! Thanks for looking.

Jeff
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Payment arrived, please mark this as sold and it will be off to its new owner.

Thanks! :)

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