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Mucho Bocho
02-26-2013, 10:54 AM
I find myself in a dilemma that i'm sure most of you have come up against. The limitations of our wall magnets. Yep, somethings got to go before something different can be had. So, as my tastes change, I'm letting go of a few knives and trying to balance my collection.

1.) Moritaka Supreme Series 150mm Petty

I've had the knife for a few years and used it more when I was into smaller knives. Its Aogomi SS and I think I have it sharpened to around 11 degrees a side. The edge and tip are in perfect condition and the exposed steel has developed a nice patina. It has a flat cutting surface and is more akin to the Funi profile than a traditional petty. I paid $125. SELL $75 + $5 Shipped CONUS. No box

2.) Ichimonji Kamagata Usuba 195 Blue #2
I love this knife and have practiced proper technique but I haven't been into that style of food these days. Its in perfect condition, I've had it for two years, purchased from BlueWayJapan. Has never been sharpened, just the edge stropped a few times. Paid $275 + $30 for ho wood says. the saya is actually 210mm. Sell in box for $225 Shipped CONUS.

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Mucho Bocho
02-26-2013, 03:02 PM
The Moritaka Petty is sold.

Usuba is getting activity but so far its still available

Mucho Bocho
02-27-2013, 07:05 PM
Usuba Blue #2 in pristine condition, price drop to $199 shipped with Saya and original box

Mucho Bocho
03-01-2013, 02:37 PM
The Usuba has sold

teppanchef
03-01-2013, 02:51 PM
huwaaaaw!!!

pete84
03-01-2013, 03:42 PM
Thanks mucho, mucho bocho!

Now my japanese traditional collection feels complete...for now!

:D

schanop
03-01-2013, 04:21 PM
Ha, nice upgrade and/or addition, Pete. A white steel Ichimonji Kichikuni usuba I had a while while ago was nicely made and straight.

pete84
03-02-2013, 01:36 AM
Thanks schanop. The Kamagata will replace a 210 kaneshige azumagata, which will be posted for sale soon!