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Thread: Knife ID/Info

  1. #1

    Knife ID/Info

    Hi All,

    Picked up this 9.5" Yoshihiro yanagiba for sharpening/testing from a coworker. I assume it is Yoshihiro, since my kanji is severely non existent
    Anyhow, is it really Yoshihiro? And if yes does anyone know model/steel etc?

    The story was that his relative picked it up somewhere, supposedly 1000$ knife, but got a deal for 250$ ish... Fishy if you ask me, but whatever...

  2. #2
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    Feb 2011
    Minneapolis, MN
    Looks to me like this kasumi knife:

    I would assume it's white #2 but could not say for certain.

  3. #3
    Yep. If they paid $250, they overpaid by about $100. I would be surprised to find out it is White #1, so yeah, White #2.

  4. #4
    one heck of a deal!

    fter sharpening, can you write hows the blade?

  5. #5
    THanks guys.
    bieniek - will do, that was the idea to get the knife for testing/reviewing.

  6. #6
    Cheers, I mean not the sharpnesss even, but how look the edge, does it have low spots or overgrinds and how was blade road??

  7. #7
    seems like damn cheap small yanagi if you get 21/24cm

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