Ten Kei Tanto

by John Lee

not available, re-ordered - ready for dispatch within 4-6 weeks, reservation / pre-order possible availability

product-id: 6010302
Budoten-ranking: 14896

Write the first review. Share your opinion with other customers!

only € 446.49

excl. VAT + shipping
price trend
last price change
145 days ago: 28.11.20
Buy now! Adjustment of prices planed.
Short Description

Handle length approx .: 13.5 cm, blade length approx .: 26.0 cm, total length (without scabbard) approx .: 40.0 cm, weight (without sheath) 500 g
weight: approx. 2.44 kg

Detail Description

The term "Ten Kei" can be translated as "gift from heaven", and stands as a symbol of the beauty of nature. Thus inspired, fine floral motifs are reflected in the hand-crafted, finished with gold and silver mountings again.

The blade is forged by hand in elaborate Kobuse style. Here, surrounded by a hard shell made of 1095 carbon steel a core of softer, low carbon steel.

Like its historic predecessor also connects this Tanto grace and benefits in a unique way.

The curing is differentiated to about 60 ° Rockwell to the edge and about 40 ° Rockwell at the back of the blade. Visible is the hardness difference in a genuine, finely worked out Hamon line.

- Sword in shinogi-zukuri style with chamfer
- Blade assembly in Kobuse style.
- In Aikuchi style, traditionally without hilt (tsuba)
- Grip winding of green silk in Hineri Maki style (war winding)
- Backed by Roche skin.
- Black, high-gloss lacquered scabbard (Kuroro style) with degrees (Kojiri, kurigata, Koiguchi) from buffalo horn
- Blade collar (habaki) and washers (Seppa) are made of brass.
- Is fixed with long tang which with two bamboo pins (Mekugi) under control
- Tanto is thus fully separable
- All trim rate (Fuchi, Menuki, Kashira) are handmade from metal and give each sword his personal touch.
- Supplied in a wooden box.
- Each original John Lee sword is a seal and a certificate.

Sold only to people from the age of 18!

In case of pruchase we are legally obliged to ask for an age verification. In Germany is neither a weapon license nor a weapons possession card for this product required. More information on weapons legislation you will find in our online-help.


shipping costs: from 35.70 € (standard-parcel to USA up to 4kg)
Nothing special.
Shipping costs will be calculated in the shopping basket on base of the shown product-weight. overview shipping costs

not available, re-ordered - ready for dispatch within 4-6 weeks, reservation / pre-order possible On shipment of the goods we will send you an email with the tracking code, so that you may always stay informed via the internet upon the location of the parcel.
In case of unexpected delays in delivery we will notify you immediately upon receipt by email and inform you about the expected delivery time.

  • Your advantages are obvious!

User Friendly Online-Shop: We always strive for an easy and convenient shopping experience. Therefore we improve our online store in the interest of our customers. Any suggestions for further improvements are more than welcome.
Learn more about Budoten

Secure shopping withe Budoten: Already in 2002 Budoten was awarded with the European Trust Mark as one of the very first online shops for martial arts.
more about ...

  • Similar items which might be interesting for you

  • use the keywords to look for similar products 

  • Price Trend since 07.09.14

436.45 €

480.10 €

436.45 €

427.63 €

440.86 €

422.06 €

405.18 €

422.06 €

28.11.20 24.07.20 01.05.20 05.02.18 19.01.17 16.11.15 27.10.14 07.09.14

current price: 436.45 €

lowest price: 405.18 €

highest price: 480.10 €

last change of price 145 days ago
Buy now! Price change planed.

  • Customer Reviews: no reviews yet

Awards and Certificates

  • martial arts secure shopping
  • security and reliance in Austria too