SOLD 335mm Apex Ultra San-Mai Sujihiki

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Hello All,

This is my longest blade in a while. It's been finished out to 1200 grit, and given a light etch and polish with loose abrasive to better reveal the core against the cladding.
  • Blade: 335mmx33mm Apex Ultra/15n20 san-mai ~67 HRC, 1200 grit finish
  • Neck: 15mmx18mm
  • Handle: 127mm, tapering from 24.8mmx22.2mm to 23.0mmx18.9mm, burned oak, oil finished and waxed
  • POB: 82mm from handle
  • Spine: 4.19mm at the neck, 3.75mm above the heel, 2.45mm at halfway, .80mm 1cm from the tip
  • Grind: flat to convex RH bias
  • Weight: 174 grams
  • Relieved choil and spine
  • Edge: .1mm
Asking $425 U.S shipped with insurance anywhere in North America, for shipping to Europe or Australia I will cover the first $32 U.S of shipping
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Ok, I will take this, please, as a present to myself for finishing, or at least properly getting started on, a grueling project that has had me sleeping 5–6h a night for the past week. Miracle I haven’t caught a migraine from sleep dep yet. Just the state one wants to be in when handling a super sharp short sword.
 
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Okay now that the purchase is out of the way can we just talk real quick about something that’s been bugging me

Who invented the word “ultra”? These people:
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2000 years later,
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