Shikoto Damascus Golden Kogane Tachi Samurai Sword
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  • Exquisite heat-forged Damascus steel blade
  • Exclusive laser etchings on the blade
  • Genuine ray skin handle with cord wrappings
  • Handsome brass menuki & guard
  • Coordinating hardwood scabbard
  • 30" blade; 42" overall

This Shikoto Kogane (Japanese for "gold") Dynasty forged tachi puts elegance and power in your hand. This high quality and artistic item from the Shikoto collection offers a 30 3/8" blade of 1060 Damascus steel folded 9 times to 1792 layers for superior strength and flexibility.

The blade tang has an exclusive stamp that can only be found on a United Black sword blade. The hardwood handle offers black sting ray and black leather wrap that accents the custom designed brass plated guard and menuki. The hardwood sheath is adorned with distinctive artwork and nylon cord wrap and custom knotted rope.

United Cutlery's latest category of exclusively forged swords and weapons; United Black offers a level of quality craftsmanship you've never before seen from the United product line. This fully functional hand forged sword is your first peek at what is guaranteed to be a successful brand in the sword industry.

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This sword is amazing Reviewed by Adam Lay on Feb 22, 2016   5 out of 5

This sword is absolutely stunning and powerful. I was not a die hard katana fan but this sword instantly became my favorite sword in my collection. I haven't got to really test it but it was strong enough to cut through an old broom handle like it was nothing. If you're thinking of buying this sword do it you will not be disappointed.

Reviewed by Jared Fitz on Jan 19, 2016   5 out of 5

A blade that is made of fine craftmenship. I got the sword thrre days ago and budk never got me unset or disappointed at all, but anyways thank you for creating a sword this majestic and outstanding with a golden tsuba on it. I named it the Golden Star after i got it and i gotta say...IT FREAKING EPIC!!

Fine Art or Fine Fight Reviewed by George Beard on Jan 12, 2016   5 out of 5

I just received my Shikoto and I am very pleased. This sword is not only most handsome but it appears ready for battle. The fittings are tight and the edge is ready to shave!

Reviewed by on Nov 03, 2015   5 out of 5

Honestly I bought this sword to add a little diversity to my collection, and I was not disappointed. Although it is not my favored sword for the feel, it is my favorite for the looks. The pictures do not do this sword justice, it is truly beautiful and breathtaking. It feels solid and sturdy and is slightly heavier than some of my other Katanas but it doesn't feel unbalanced. The blade came quite sharp and well oiled. Overall I would say this is a great buy for anyone who wants either a decorative or a functional piece.

Elegant reality Reviewed by Philip Fear on Oct 29, 2015   5 out of 5

This is not just a wall decoration but a piece of steel worthy of respect due a fine weapon.....

Beautiful Reviewed by on Sep 24, 2015   5 out of 5

The gold handle rapping really shinea, it is sharp right out of the box and is made of beautiful Damascus steel and as a bonus it is full tang

Awesome Reviewed by jimmie on May 07, 2013   5 out of 5

Awesome! This is one beautiful sword and my second United Damascus sword in my collection, which both are quality works of art. A sword worthy of ceremonial and public martial arts exhibitions. Sharp out of the box and ready to slice. I have no regrets on this purchase and would recommend it to friends.

Reviewed by Benjamin Burton on Sep 03, 2011   5 out of 5

I bought this sword for my brother for his birthday. He says that it is awesome. Its his favorite blade to date. it is his first damascus blade sword. it is a very well crafted blade, with a well made handle and sheath for it. great buy for the price.

Reviewed by senib hajdarevic on Jul 18, 2011   5 out of 5

The shipping was fast as always, the sword is beautiful and lite. I just wished it was sharpen than it came but thats not a problem u can always sharpen it your self, I had it for a month and nothing wrong with it, I absolutely love it its my fav sword, its way better than in the pix and the gold makes it waaaaaay cooler. Best 200 bucks i ever spend.

Reviewed by Sylvester Hanna on Dec 27, 2009   5 out of 5

great sword sharp blade cant go wrong very balanced sword worth every cent this is what a sword should be!!!!

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