The word “TANZAKU” means lectangle peace of metal, or paper in Japanese.
In Japan, people sometimes write their goals, wishes or dreams on “TANZAKU”.
And also craft men who make artistic metal parts for Japanese sword engrave his name on metal “TANZAKU” to hand down his name to posterity.
So “TANZAKU” is known as one of good luck items in Japan.
This knife has a Japanese traditional style straight blade made of AUS-8 stainless steel, and beautiful hair line finished handle with clip which you can exchange the position for your ways, and smooth action of Liner lock mechanism.
This KB-561 is the original model of “TANZAKU-TOU”.
“Brass” material have been used for artistic metal parts of Japanese sword.
Brass material will be darken and dull over time.
We hope users could enjoy the secular change.
And also it could be shined again by polishing carefully.
JAN CODE (UPC)
短冊刀 Tanzaku-Tou (brass)
AUS-8 stainless steel (mono layer)
Japanese traditional "Kogatana" style (narrow cleaver blade)
None (comes in wooden box)