This quality sword exhibits the elegance and appeal that the Japanese katana is renowned for and makes it so sought after by serious weapon collectors everywhere! Measuring 39 1/8" overall, this distinctive katana features a 27 1/8" heat tempered, 1040 carbon steel blade. The hardwood handle offers white nylon cord wrapping with black ray skin underneath. This sword includes a bronze colored hardwood sheath. This is surely a katana that will claim a special place in any collection for its unique and attractive appearance!