Chikuzen Fukuoka Ju Moritsugu Norisada Saku Kore / Koki 2602nd year
Moritsugu Norisada's real name was Moritsugu Kiyoyoshi and learned swordmaking from Sakurai Masatsugu. He was the offspring of the famous Moritsugu lineage. Also, he was the first man who used the electric hammer to forge the sword during the WWII and directed the swordmaking is Kokura Arsenal. This blade is fresh polished and is showing off beautiful juka-choji midare as well as ashi and yo. He was listed as the Special Honor Noted Seat in 1941 Shinsaku Nihonto Denran Kai (Refer to pp.212-213 of John Slough's book).