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ID Name Province Era Mei
0000-0418 Kunimitsu
来國光 嘉暦二年二月日
rai kunimitsu kareki 2 nen 2 gatsu hi
0000-0419 Kunimitsu
来國光
rai kunimitsu
0000-0420 Uraku Rai Kunimitsu / 有楽来國光
来國光
rai kunimitsu
0000-0059 Minamoto Rai Kunitsugu
源来國次
minamoto rai kunitsugu
0000-0421 Kunitsugu
来國次
rai kunitsugu
0000-0422 Kunimitsu
國光
kunimitsu
0000-0424 Nakatsukasa Masamune
正宗本阿 (花押)
masamune hon'a (kaō)
0000-0373 Sa
筑州住
chikushū ju
0000-0429 Tomonari
備前國友成造
bizen kuni tomonari tsukuru
0000-0430 Tomonari
友成作
tomonari saku
0000-0401 Ō-Kanehira
備前國包平作
bizen kuni kanehira saku
0000-0431 Masatsune
正恒
masatsune
0000-0432 Sanetsune
眞恒
sanetsune
0000-0433 Nobufusa
信房作
nobufusa saku
0000-0111 Nagashige
備州長船住長重
bishu osafune ju nagashige
0000-0081 Kagemitsu
郡住大河原左衛門尉丹治朝臣時基
gori ju ogawara saemonnojo tanji ason tokimoto
0000-0434 Yasuie
安家
yasuie
0000-0435 Masatsune
正恒
masatsune
0000-0436 Masatsune
正恒
masatsune
0000-0437 Masatsune
正恒
masatsune
0000-0438 Masatsune
正恒
masatsune
0000-0440 Hotarumaru
来國俊
rai kunitoshi
0000-0440 Hotarumaru
永仁五年三月日
einin 5 nen 3 gatsu hi
0000-0443 Shinano Tōshirō / 信濃藤四郎
吉光
yoshimitsu
0000-0444 Masuda Tōshirō / 増田藤四郎
吉光
yoshimitsu
0000-0445 Shumei Tōshirō / 朱銘藤四郎
藤四郎
tōshirō
0000-0450 Iwakiri Natsuka Tōshirō / 岩切長束藤四郎
吉光
yoshimitsu
0000-0453 Maeda Tōshirō / 前田藤四郎
吉光
yoshimitsu
0000-0459 Fuma Masamune
正宗
masamune
0000-0469 Fudo Masamune / 不動正宗
正宗
masamune
0000-0475 Kotegiri Masamune
右幕下御搨上大津伝十郎拝領
migi bakka osuriage otsu denjurō hairyō
0000-0424 Nakatsukasa Masamune
本田中務所持
honda nakatsukasa shoji
0000-0487 O-Kanemitsu
本阿 (花押)
hon'ami (kakihan)
0000-0487 O-Kanemitsu
備前國兼光
bizen no kuni kanemitsu
0000-0489 Namioyogi Kanemitsu
namioyogi matsudai no ken kanemitsu nari
0000-0489 Namioyogi Kanemitsu
hashiba okayama chunagon hideaki shoji
0000-0491 Ō-Aoe
貞次本阿 (花押)
sadatsugu hon'ami (kakihan)
0000-0495 Ō-Mihara
本阿光徳 (花押)
hon'ami kotoku (kakihan)
0000-0495 Ō-Mihara
o-mihara futatsudo asano kii no kami hairyo
0000-0496 Sayo Samonji
sa
0000-0498 Chō Samonji
sa suriage kotoku (kakihan)
0000-0501 Junkei Samonji
筒井順慶磨上
tsutsui junkei suriage
0000-0502 Yoshimi Samonji
永禄九年八月日
eiroku 9 nen 8 gatsu hi
0000-0502 Yoshimi Samonji
左文字吉見正頼磨上之
samonji yoshimi masayori suriage kore
0000-0118 Nagamei Sadamune
相模國住人貞宗
sagami kuni junin sadamune
0000-0104 Kotekashiwa Kanenaga
包永
kanenaga
0000-0509 Fudō Kuniyuki
國行
kuniyuki
0000-0510 Kiku Gyosaku
(菊紋)
(kiku)
0000-0511 Kiku Gyosaku
(菊紋)
(kiku)
0000-0512 Munechika
三条
sanjo