Samegawa Versions for International Orders
for Canadian or UK orders - Click Here)
to developments in export restrictions imposed by US Department of Fish and Wildlife,
international shipping of katanas containing real stingray skin samegawa has become
cost prohibitive for most overseas destination.
skin itself is not a prohibit item for US export, however, the associated costs
incurred for inspection of outgoing shipments containing natural rayskin by USFWS
is very substantial and makes international shipments for certain items practically
following products are available in versions with natural as well as synthetic
stingray skin, which can be shipped internationally without being subjected to
USFWS requirements. Additionally, swords without rayskin components and available
for international shipping will be on this page as well.
steel and blades are exactly the same as those on the regular version with natural
wild stingray skin. The only difference will be the rayskin panels and textured
saya (All Synthetic rayskin will be black in color, combined with textured
saya to aid identification of the specialized version).
restrictions imposed by USPS and destination country restriction or prohibition
will still apply. Product availability for international shipments to different
countries will vary. For shipments going to countries with length restiction,
third party freight forwarders will still be the only option.
VERSIONS AVAILABLE WITH
SYNTHETIC RAY SKIN
(Click on text to go to product page)
AVAILABLE WITHOUT RAY SKIN RESTRICTIONS
Katana With Bo-hi
Shirasaya Katana Without Bo-hi
O-Katana With Bo-hi
Some items available with wild natural stingray skin may be available to limited
destination overseas. depending on presence of our resellers or agents, customer
in Canada may order direct from us, customers in UK may order through our reseller.