大刀剣市 2019 was held at Tokyo Bijutsu Club in Minato Ward of Tokyo between November 1 and 3. The event was participated by 73 sword dealers and they sold swords, tosogu, yoroi and armours then a lot of overseas collectors of Europa, USA and China visited the event. During the event, sword and tosogu appraisal, also mei chiselling by swordsmiths were practised in the venue. In addition, shinsakuto which won awards at the sword forging competition of the NBTHK and the NBSK were on display in the display room of the venue.
(report by MISHINA Kenji, photo by ©Tom KISHIDA - Tokyo)