Masamoto Sohonten Hongasumi (KS, White 2) Kiritsuke Yanagiba 165 mm

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SKU:
MAS_KS4616
UPC:
30D0550C
Weight:
0.50 KGS
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Masamoto Sohonten Hongasumi (KS, White 2) Kiritsuke Yanagiba 165 mm _1

The Masamoto Shiro-ko Hongasumi : The much loved KS line from Masamoto Sohonten. This line is the most popular line from Masamoto, forged with Hitachi Shiro-ko (White 2) steel and iron clad. With only carbon added, the white steel is the most pure form of steel allowing extreme sharpness yet very easy to sharpen. The KS line has better fit and finished compared to the KK line.

Masamoto Sohonten, the undisputed king of Japanese kitchen knives, has arrived at Knives and Stones. Started by Minosuke Matsuzawa in 1872, succeed by Kichizo Hirano in 1891, Masamoto Sohonten is now under the management of the 6th generation Masamoto: Masahiro Hirano. With almost 150 years of history, Masamoto Sohonten is recognized by almost every Japanese chef as the best kitchen knife brand in Japan.   

 

Measurements 

 

  Measurements

Weight 

92 g 

Total Length

305 mm 

Tip to Heel Length

158 mm 

Blade Height at Heel

30 mm 

Width of Spine Above Heel 

3.3 mm 

Width of Spine at Middle of Blade

2.7 mm 

Width of Spine at about 1cm From the Tip

1.5 mm 

Steel

White 2 with iron clad 

Hardness

61 to 62 

Handle Design

Ho wood with white buffalo horn ferrule