MASA-005 MASA-005

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Upgraded sharpness, durability and rust resistance. 
These knives were created with the painstaking efforts of the top blacksmith craftsmen in Japan.

The blade of rust resistant steel:

The molybdenum and vanadium improves abrasion resistance and rust resistance which means stay sharp longer!

The handle is made of POM (Polyoxymethelene) which is durable and easy to clean. They are also resistant to high heat and have less water absorption than other plastic handles.

This knife is from beginner to professional use.   HITACHIYA will meet your request to make razor sharp blade.

Material: Molybdenum Vanadium Steel

Finish: Regular
Handle: POM
Blade Type: Double edged

Use & Care
- Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break.
- Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.

- No dish washer

History of Gokaden

Japanese swords were researched after every battle and were renovated to improve its effects.  Furthermore, many talented blacksmiths started emerging during the late Heian to the Kamakura period and five producing districts-Yamato, Bizen, Yamashiro, Soushu, Mino-were established, each with their own style and technique in forging Japanese swords.  In the Katana industry, these five areas became generically known as the “Gokaden” during the Meiji period(1868-1911)

With the purchase of a new knife at HITACHIYA USA, you will receive free initial knife sharpening service as an optional.  This initial sharpening service “Honbazuke” is to enhance the sharpness of blade from factory edge. 
Please contact us and make a request.
Please note that all sharpened knives are not returnable or eligible for exchange.