By Kenji Mishina

- Japanese sword polisher -


< Price List >


1) Polishing Charge --------------- 4,000 Japanese yen/cm.

The charge varies depending on the condition of the sword, alsoYari, Naginata and sword with Horimono (carving) are charged 15 to 30 % extra.


2) Shirasaya (Plain and wooden scabbard)

Katana 55,000 to 90,000 yen
Wakizashi 45,000 to 80,000 yen
Tanto 35,000 to 70,000 yen
Tsunagi
(Wooden dummy sword for koshira)
10,000 to 20,000 yen


3) Habaki (Metal collar)

Solid and single silver habaki 45,000 yen
Solid and double sliver habaki 55,000 yen
Gold-foiled single habaki 55,000 to 65,000 yen
Gold-foiled double habaki 65,000 to 75,000 yen


4) Koshirae (Full mounting)

Uchigatana-koshirae From1,000,000 yen (including tsuba and fittings)
Top quality koshirae From 2,300,000 yen (including tsuba and fittings)





< Handling Fee >

Handling fee of 50,000 Japanese yen that covers expenses of import and export procedures, registration, packing, insurance and carriage, is charged for a sword. The handling fee is reduced to 30,000 yen from the second sword in a shipment. Also I can submit your swords to NBTHK shinsa after they are finished without extra charge.

Also, the same handling fees are applied to swords just for shinsa.
(50,000 yen for a sword and 30,000 yen for each from the second sword in a shipment)






< NBTHK Shinsa Fees >


1) Hozon & Tokubetsu Hozon Shinsa

Names of Shinsa Pre-condition Passing
(Gokaku)
Failed or No Change
(Fu-gokaku or Genjo)
Hozon Token With no paper or Kicho Token Paper
With Tokubetsu Kicho Token Paper
With Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Token Paper
25,200 yen
24,150 yen
22,050 yen
10,500 yen
Hozon Toso
& Tosogu
With no paper or Kicho Paper
With Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
With Koshu Tokubetsu Token Paper
16,800 yen
15,750 yen
13,650
6,300 yen
Tokubetsu Hozon Token With Hozon Token Paper
With Tokubetsu Kicho Token Paper
With Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Token Paper
52,500 yen
47,250 yen
42,000 yen
10,500 yen
Tokubetsu Hozon Toso
& Tosogu
With Hozon Paper
With Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
With Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
42,000 yen
36,750 yen
31,500 yen
6,300 yen

Remarks :
Non-member of the NBTHK is charged 2,100 yen extra for each shinsa.


2) Juyo Shinsa

Item Application fees Donation
(When the item passes Juyo shinsa)
Sword 21,000 yen 100,000 yen
Koshirae and Kodogu
(Mounting and fittings)
15,750 yen 70,000 yen

Remarks :
NBTHK membership is required for the application. Also the item must have Hozon or Tokubetsu Hozon paper. The shinsa is held every Spetember.


3) Tokubetsu Juyo Shinsa

Item Application fees Donation
(When the item passes Juyo shinsa)
Sword 31,500 yen 200,000 yen
Koshirae and Kodogu
(Mounting and fittings)
21,000 yen 100,000 yen

Remarks :
NBTHK membership is required for the application. Also the item must have Juyo paper.


Top Profile Polishing Service Documents
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Contemporary Koshirae
Samples of
Habaki
Samples of
Sword Carving
Samples of
Tsukamaki
Samples of
Sword Polish
Handling and
Taking Care of Swords
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