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The Eight DO

HOKURIKUDO
- The Eight Roads of KOTO




ETCHU - FUJISHIMA - ISHIZUKA - SHIBAHARA 


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FUJISHIMA: KAGETOMO BUN-ROKU 1592

KAGETOMO BUN-ROKU: FUJISHIMA. He made SHINOGI-TSUKURI, IHORI-MUNE 
          SUGATA. KO-ITAME HADA has a JI-NIE veil. KO-NIE and 
          defined NIOI GUNOME-MIDARE where white and gold lines 
          run through TOGARI tops.
    MEI: ETCHU-no-KUNI JU KAGETOMO





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ISHIZUKA:  NAONAGA(1) O-EI 1394
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             NAONAGA(2) UEMONnoJO MEI-O 1492
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             NAONAGA(3) EI-SHO 1504

NAONAGA(2) MEI-O: ISHIZUKA JU. Most swords seen will be the work
        of NAONAGA(2). Said to resemble MOMOKAWA NAGAYOSHI of 
        ECHIGO. Normal width with KO-KISSAKI or elongated - on
        slightly curved TACHI. Running ITAME with MASAME has
        standing JI-NIE in SHIRA-KE UTSURI. UCHINOKE hugs under
        HOTSURE along GUNOME-MIDARE HA where occasional KO-ASHI
        spills off. BOSHI is MIDARE-KOMI or HAKIKAKE.





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SHIBAHARA:  MUNEYOSHI EI-KYO 1429
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              MUNEYOSHI O-NIN 1467

MUNEYOSHI EI-KYO (f: MORIMUNE): SHIBAHARA JU. MOKUME with MASAME.
 GUNOME-CHOJI BA. O-NIN MUNEYOSHI follows. 
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