Ikkanji Shoryu Kanna

Vintage Japanese Plane

Ikkanji Shoryu Hira Kanna 70mm              

Traditional Japanese kanna plane
1960’s – 70’s
Standard Sun-hachi size

It comes with a matching cardboard box & a plastic bag

Blade size width is 2 3/4” (70mm) over all,  with 2 1/2” (64mm) wide cutting edge, and 4 1/2” (115mm) long
Blade is marked Ikkanji Shoshu and it has an engraved design of a dragon
“Shoryu” is a fictitious brand name ; it means a rising dragon
Sub blade is 2 3/8” (62mm) x 2 1/8”(55mm), marked "jukai" (golden sea)

This is a new old stock in storage for many years

The main blade is in very good original condition but showing some storage rust and stains
*The main blade has a weld mark, a crossing line in the middle of the blade

The red dai has stamped markings, Daigokujou, hon-tsustsumi, hon-shiage, abura-dai ire
the very best quality, tsutsumi-style base for finishing, oiled base
It measures 3 3/8” x 10 1/2” x 1 1/2"

A set comes with a matching blue plastic bag, Saikoukyu Tokyo Kanna Ikkanji Shoryu-saku(made)

Dai needs to be adjusted to be used as a plane

Matching cardboard box with marking, Toroku-shohyo(registered brand) Ikkanji Shoryu, Tokyo Kanna