MATAGI NAGASA 210mm Blade Knife w/ Wild Cedar wood cover
MATAGI is groups of superman of hunters in Japan for 600years of their history.
They hunt bear, rabbit, dear, boar, and etc, even they do it without gun.
MATAGI NAGASA is a reliable knife which they carry it anywhere they go in mountains.
They say as long as we have MATAGI NAGASA Knife, we can survive wherever we go.
The handle is forged steel with a hollow in the middle.
It can put a wood rod into the hollow hole, and put a pin in the side of a small hole, then it can use it for a spear.
It was proved to hunt bear, dear, and boar with the spear.
Of course, it is for taking a part bear, dear, and boar with just the knife.
It can be Haken to climb up mountain.
The blade of the knife is made of Yasuki Hagane which is the same steel of Japanese sword.
Yasuki Hagane is controlled by Hitachi Metal Co. after World War II, but MATAGI NAGASA knife is used old stock from before WWII.
It is totally different steel from after WWII.
No one else can get it commercially now, unless one melts down steel products before WWII for recycle.
It is very precious value steel.
The wood cover is made for put on waist with strong strings.
The wood is made out of Akita Wild Japanese Cedar that is one of highest quality Japanese cedar.
Wild Japanese Cedar will not get in several years, because it will be prohibited to cut down wild one.
The wood cover is decollated with pretty cherry skins.
The back of wood cover can use it for cutting board.
The Japanese Cedar also has antibacterial effect.
The blacksmith, Mr. Nishine is the forth generations of taking over the works to make MATAGI NAGASA Knife.
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