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Habaki shakudo. Seppa copper/brass. Edo Period. Wakizashi replacement parts

SKU: Habaki; Seppa $84.95
Outside measurements given. Edo Period replacement parts. May need filing and adjustment. Habaki exibits several surface gouges. The seppa are spacersthat fit astride the Tsuba. Their function is to allow for minor adjustments and insure overall tightness of the Tsuka to the blade. The habaki is sleeve or collar usually made of metal that slides over the tang nakago of the sword blade. The habaki helps secure the sword blade into the scabbard saya it also keeps the hand guard tsuba in place.