Hakkapella damacore kiritsuke with African blackwood handle. Some statistics: Construction: Hidden-tang, Wa style. Overall length: 380mm. Balance point: At the oak leaf on the maker’s mark. Steel: Damasteel Hakkapella damacore (RWL 34 core) pattern stainless steel Damascus. Hardness: 61 HRC. Cutting edge: 210mm. Thickness: 2.5mm. Heel depth: 47mm. Handle material(s): Stabilised Africvan blackwood with a brass wave resin spacer, sandwiched with white/black/white G10. It has an 8mm mosaic pin at the butt. Handle length: 155mm.