Named after the 16th century Japanese historical figure Ieyasu Tokugawa, who was first Shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate, the 183 Sengoku Busho sports handsome Red Pakkawood handles engraved with his family crest and “Ieyasu Tokugawa” in kanji or kana and “Shogun”. Flowing wave milling in the Pakkawood scales provide a non-slip handle and a classy look with a blue anodized pivot pin accent and high performance Damascus clad Japanese VG-10 blade.
Brand new, direct from Mcusta Knives, Japan.
Blade: The Damascus blade opens smoothly on Mcusta’s special oiled washer system via dual anodized thumb studs. The nearly full length swedge and shallow hollow grind offer powerful piercing and slicing performance while maintaining good durability on this utilitarian drop point blade. 33 layer nickel Damascus cladding supports a VG10 core for the best balance of style and performance. Striking and unique, the Damascus Sengoku Busho is a perfect choice for dress carry.
Handle: Robust steel liners support handsome Red Pakkawood handle scales that are milled for added traction. Offering security in multiple grips the clean, tapered design is ergonomic for use with a deep finger groove for added safety. The stainless liner lock mechanism is strong, intuitive and reliable for use. A hollow pin is provided for lanyard attachment.
Carries via a snap closure nylon belt pouch. No Clip.
Damascus clad VG10: VG-10 is a high-carbon stainless steel that takes a very good edge and holds it well. Popular with Japanese kitchen knife makers it is often hardened to 60-61 HRC A popular choice for small pocket knives thanks to good edge holding and stain resistance VG10 works well with a high polished, acute edge for optimal slicing performance. The nickel Damascus cladding enhances durability and offers a striking look.