View Full Version : FS: Cold Steel Imperial Katana

01-27-2006, 03:01 PM
One Imperial Series Cold Steel Katana. $550.00 -- Retail on this is $879.99 -- Specifications:
Weight: 39.5 oz.
Thick: 9/32"
Blade: 29 3/8"
Handle: 11 3/8" long. Samé (Ray Skin), Black braid cord
Steel: 1050 high carb heat tempered spring steel w/mirror polished blade.
Scabbard: Black Lacquered, Wood Scabbard

Othe features, 24k gold trimmed emblem on handle, sword maintenance kit (paul chen series kit) which includes clove oil, rice papers, powder wand, polishing rag and wooden case.

Pictures can be found in the gallery, links below:
Handle :: http://www.ucforums.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/3713/sort/1/cat/500/page/1
Emblem on handle :: http://www.ucforums.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/3712/sort/1/cat/500/page/1
Menuki :: http://www.ucforums.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/3711/sort/1/cat/500/page/1
Blade Tip :: http://www.ucforums.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/3710/sort/1/cat/500/page/1
Sword + Scabbard :: http://www.ucforums.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/3709/sort/1/cat/500/page/1

01-27-2006, 07:30 PM
Beautiful blades, but I dont much like Cold Steel's katanas. I find the Chens to have a much more handsome shape to them overall. But it's still a nice blade.

01-27-2006, 08:40 PM
yep, now i just need to sell em, 550$ for the pair, and i will toss in an 88SD