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 Mcusta Custom Limited Series

A Rare Collector Model
7/11/17 Up Factory Found for 6pcs LMC-1211 "Kaeru" (Frog) with Cocobolo wood and 4pcs.. LMC-1311 "Kaeru" (Frog) with African Ebonywood are now available!

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 -An Evolution of our discriminated product concept- 

     For last four years, Mcusta has been producing a variety of Precision Machine Custom Knives based on the synthesis between traditional Japanese craftsmanship and modern cutting edge technology.

     Mcusta is now introducing a special Limited Edition designed from the traditional Japanese Art images of "Ka-Cho-Fu-Getsu" (Flower-Bird-Wind-Moon) featuring traditional Japanese influences that are related with the spirit of "Bushido", "Zen" and "Wabi Sabi".

     The precision inlay work creates detailed objects on the natural wood handles. Some are the collaboration work with Japanese traditional Art-Craftsman.

     Each year, our custom workshop will introduce these special limited edition knives several times. Each model is strictly limited to 50 to 100, and is serial numbered and stamped with our red insignia (Rakuin). Comes with Nishijin Cloth pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

 

Minamo-Sakura (…–ʍχ )

Just Released in October, 2010


 LMC-1515D Minamo-Sakura  This is the newest Mcusta Custom Artist series of Limited Edition for only 30 pieces. Minamo-Sakura means Cherry Blossoms reflected in the water. We have a small Seki river in town covered with hundres of cherry trees from the both banks, and can enjoy a beautiful full bloom Cherry Blossoms in every Spring time. This inlay image came from the scene. The handle has a Quince Burl wood with main inlay of cherry tree is made of a rare Japanese Tsuge wood with precision watermark engraving on the stainless metal and Ebonywood inlays. The solid stainless steel bolster is hand hammered to show ripples. 3-3/4" VG-10 core layered Stainless Damascus steel Liner lock blade. 4-3/4" closed. Comes with Nishijin cloth pouch and Kiri wooden box. Each blade is serial numbered.

VG-10 Damascus blade in 3.0mm thick, 95mm blade, 210mm full open length, Weight 120g

This is the limited edition of only 30 pcs., and We have sold out first 10 pcs. and received another 10 pcs. for JKD Customers

Retail $460.00     JKD Special  $390.00    Sold Out (No More Produced)


   Mamori-Katana (Žη“ )

Just Released in March, 2009

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 Mamori Katana (Talisman Sword) Series  Since ancient time in Japan, it is considered that a demon detests shine object. Japanese sword was being enshrined on a household Shinto altar wishing rise of family fortunes because people believed that Japanese sword has a power to eject evil sign. Also, it was succeeded from parent to child, and also from generation to generation, wishing safe growth of child, and protection from misfortune, and also daughter in family took it as marriage trousseau. Nowaday, people buy it as a talisman treasure sword or use it as a gift to defend family safety and for long life health.

These are the first Folding Liner Lock Mamori Katana with 3-1/4" VG-10 core edge clad with 33 layered stainless Damascus steel blade. 4-1/4" African Ebonywood wrapped handle with solid stainless steel butt-end with lanyard hole. Each handle is decorated with detailed inlay works and hand painting, and each blade is serial numbered. Comes with traditional Nishijin cloth pouch with red tassels and Wooden Kiri box.

VG-10 Damascus 83mm blade in 3.0mm, 110mm Ebonywood handle, Weight 100g

LMC-1312D  Ayame (Iris) flower and leaves inlaied with stainless metal and Azurite Malachite stone, and hand painted gold lines. Only 35 pcs. made, and JKD got 10 pcs.

Retail $450.00  JKD Special $382.00  Sold Out (No more produced) 

 

 LMC-1313D  Asagao (Morning Glory) flower and leaves inlaied with stainless metal and Turquoise  stone, and hand painted gold lines. Only 31 pcs. made, and JKD got 10 pcs.

Retail $450.00  JKD Special $382.00  Sold Out (No more produced) 

 

LMC-1314D  Koi (Carp) fish and leaves inlaied with stainless metal and Spiny Oyster stone, and hand painted blue lines. Only 33 pcs. made, and JKD got 10 pcs.

Retail $450.00  JKD Special $382.00   Sold Out (No more produced)  



 LMC-2203D  Galaxy

Released in Nov., 2008

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LMC-2203D  3" VG-10 core edge clad with 33 layered Stainless Damascus steel mirror polished blade Liner lock Folder, High Mirror polished Stainless steel Handle with ressesed window frames inlaied with Blue Japanese Washi paper (water-proof coated). Serial number is engraved on the blade tang.  Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3" (70mm),  Handle length: 3-5/8" (92mm),  Weight: 80g

This is the limited edition of only 50 pcs.

Retail $335.00     JKD Special  $285.00    Sold Out (No more produced)

 

 

 LMC-1211/1311  "Kaeru" Š^@(Frog)

Released in Sept., 2008 (Only 60 pcs. each made)

 7/11/17 Up! Factory Found for 6pcs LMC-1211 "Kaeru" (Frog) with Cocobolo wood and 4pcs.. LMC-1311 "Kaeru" (Frog) with African Ebonywood are now available with unique Leather case and stand!

  Jumping frog into a pond, scene from the famous old "Haiku" by Matsuo Basho

 

Beautiful inlay works of the Frog jumping into pond from the scene of famous old "Haiku" by Matsuo Basho, 3-1/4" VG-10 Satin polished Stainless steel blade with thumb opening stud, Exotic wood handle with Frog (Turquoise stone) and Lotus leaf inlays.  Each knife is serial numbered and comes with Brown Leather Case, that can also be used as a display stand on your desk

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

LMC-1211 Cocobolo wood handle     JKD Special  $295.00    SOLD OUT

LMC-1311 African Ebonywood handle     JKD Special  $295.00    SOLD OUT

 

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LMC-1211D  VG-10 core forge layered Stainless steel Damascus blade, Cocobolo wood handle with Frog (Turquoise stone) and Lotus leaf inlays.  Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $380.00     JKD Special  $323.00    Sold Out (No more Available)

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LMC-1311  VG-10 Stainless steel blade, African Ebony wood handle with Frog (Turquoise stone) and Lotus leaf inlays.  Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $330.00     JKD Special  $280.50    Sold Out (No more produced) 

 
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LMC-1311D  VG-10 core forge layered Stainless steel Damascus blade, African Ebony wood handle with Frog (Turquoise stone) and Lotus leaf inlays.  Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $380.00     JKD Special  $323.00    Sold Out (No more produced)

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 Mcusta  LMC-1410 Hana (Flower) ‰Τ

Released in July, 2008

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LMC-1410   "Hana" Custom Limited Edition.  VG-10 Stainless steel blade, Genuine Bamboo handle with Flowers inlay. Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $290.00     JKD Special  $246.50    Sold Out (No more produced)

 

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LMC-1410D   "Hana" Custom Limited Edition.  VG-10 Core Clad with 33 layered  Stainless steel Damascus blade, Genuine Bamboo handle with Flowers inlay. Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $350.00     JKD Special  $297.50    Sold Out (No More Produced)

 

      The 4th Edition  released in July, 2008

          

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  LMC-1209  Moon & Rabit

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Designed from Japanese fairy tale@

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LMC-1209  VG-10 Stainless steel blade, Cocobolo wood handle with Moon & Rabit inlays.  Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $280.00     JKD Special  $238.00    SOLD OUT (No more produced)  

  
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LMC-1209D  VG-10 Core Clad with 33 layered Stainless steel Damascus blade, Cocobolo wood handle with Moon & Rabit inlays.  Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Only 80 pcs. produced. We have 30 pcs. with serial numbers 001-030

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $320.00     JKD Special  $272.00    Sold Out (No more produced)

 

 

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LMC-1309  VG-10 Stainless steel blade, African Ebony wood handle with Moon & Rabit inlays.  Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $280.00     JKD Special  $238.00    Sold Out (No more produced)

 

 

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LMC-1309D  VG-10 Core Clad with 33 layered Stainless steel Damascus blade, African Ebony wood handle with Moon & Rabit inlays.  Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $320.00     JKD Special  $272.00    Sold Out (No more produced)

 

 

 LMC-2201  Mt. Fuji /Wave

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Designed from Japanese art by Hokusai Katsushika@

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LMC-2201  2-3/4" VG-10 Super stainless steel blade,  3-3/4" Solid stainless steel handle with detailed engraving of Mt. Fuji and Wave designs inlaid with Cocobolo wood. Each has an ambidextrous, one hand opening mechanism with locking liner. Each knife is serial numbered on the tang and comes with a decorative woven Nishijin pouch and a Kiri wood box. Weight 70g

Only 60 pcs. produced. We got 20 pcs. (Serial numbers 20-29, 51-60)

Retail  $300.00   JKD  $255.00   Sold Out (No more produced)    

 

 
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LMC-2201D  2-3/4" VG-10 core Clad with 33 layered  stainless steel Damascu blade,  3-3/4" Solid stainless steel handle with detailed engraving of Mt. Fuji and Wave designs inlaid with Cocobolo wood. Each has an ambidextrous, one hand opening mechanism with locking liner. Each knife is serial numbered on the tang and comes with a decorative woven Nishijin pouch and a Kiri wood box. Weight 70g

Retail $350.00  JKD Special $297.50  Sold Out  (No more produced)  

 

 LMC-2202  Koi Fish

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LMC-2202  2-3/4" VG-10 Super stainless steel blade,  3-3/4" Solid stainless steel handle underlaid with Cocobolo wood inlaid with Abalone Koi fishes.  Each has an ambidextrous, one hand opening mechanism with locking liner. Each knife is serial numbered on the tang and comes with a decorative woven Nishijin pouch and a Kiri wood box. Weight 75g

Only 50 pcs. produced.  We got 20 pcs. (Serial numbers 01-20)

Retail  $380.00   JKD  $323.00   Sold Out (No more produced)  

LMC-2202D  VG-10 Damascus blade version 

7/26/10 Up!  Only 57 pcs. produced. 

Retail  $450.00   JKD  $382.50   Sold Out (No more produced)  

 

The Third Edition  released in Nov., 2007

 

~LMC-1208 Handle & Serial Number~

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   We have sold out all the first edition and most of the second edition (some available as shown below).  Here are the third edition just arrived.

 

   The beautiful stainless steel Ginkgo leaves with Turquoise gemstone and Pine Needles are precisely inlaid on the Cocobolo and African Ebony wood handles.

 

   Mcusta custom workshop has just produced these knives for only 80 Pcs. each (serial numbered 001-080) on this third edition, and JKD has received 20 Pcs. each for JKD customers.

 

   Sorry, you can't specify the serial numer when you order, but we will ship the younger number available on the first come and first served basis.

LMC-1208/1208D

~‹βˆΗ@Icho & Matsuba (Ginkgo/Pine Leaves), Cocobolo Wood~

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LMC-1208  Custom Limited  VG-10 (only  20 pcs. serial numbered "45-64")

VG-10 blade, Cocobolo wood handle with Ginkgo/Pine Leaves inlay

One of Ginkgo leaf has Turquoise gemstone inlay

Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $310.00     JKD Special  $263.50    SOLD OUT

   

 

LMC-1208D   Custom Limited VG-10 Damascus (only 20 pcs. serial numbered "51-70")

VG-10 Core edge clad with 33 layered stainless steel Damascus Blade

Cocobolo wood handle with Ginkgo/Pine Leaves inlay

One of Ginkgo leaf has Turquoise gemstone inlay

Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $350.00    JKD Special $297.50 @Sold Out (No more produced)

 

LMC-1308/1308D

~‹βˆΗ@Icho & Matsuba (Ginkgo/Pine Leaves), African Ebony Wood~

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LMC-1308   Custom Limited  VG-10 (only  20 pcs. serial numbered "01-30")

VG-10 blade, African Ebonywood handle with Ginkgo/Pine Leaves inlay

One of Ginkgo leaf has Turquoise gemstone inlay

Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $310.00     JKD Special  $263.50            Sold Out (No more produced)   

 

LMC-1308D   Custom Limited VG-10 Damascus (only 20 pcs. serial numbered "42-71")

VG-10 Core edge clad with 33 layered stainless steel Damascus Blade

African Ebonywood handle with Ginkgo/Pine Leaves inlay

One of Ginkgo leaf has Turquoise gemstone inlay

Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $350.00    JKD Special $297.50   Sold Outt(No more produced)

  

Mcusta LMC-1206

~η’Ή Chidori (Plover), VG-10, Cocobolo wood~

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VG-10 blade, Cocobolo wood handle with Chidori (Plover) inlay. Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $280.00     JKD Special  $238.00   SOLD OUT


 

Mcusta LMC-1306

~η’Ή Chidori (Plover), VG-10, Ebony wood~

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   VG-10 blade, Ebony wood handle with Chidori (Plover) inlay. Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $280.00     JKD Special  $238.00  SOLD OUT (No more produced)

 

 

Mcusta LMC-1207

~’ί Tsuru (Crane), VG-10, Cocobolo wood~

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    VG-10 blade, Cocobolo wood handle with Tsuru (Crane) inlay. Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $280.00     JKD Special  $238.00   Sold Out (N0 more produced)

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Mcusta LMC-1307

~’ί Tsuru (Crane), VG-10, Ebony wood~

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    VG-10 blade, Ebony wood handle with Tsuru (Crane) inlay. Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g) 

Retail $280.00     JKD Special  $238.00    Sold Out (No more produced)

 

Mcusta LMC-1201D

~χ Sakura (Cherry Blossoms), Damascus, Cocobolo wood~

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    VG-10 Core Clad with 33 layered Stainless steel Damascus blade, Cocobolo wood handle with Sakura (Cherry blossoms) inlay. Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $320.00     JKD Special  $272.00     Sold Out (No more produced)

Mcusta LMC-1301D

~χ Sakura (Cherry Blossoms), Damascus, Ebony wood~

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   VG-10 Core Clad with 33 layered Stainless steel Dmascus blade, Ebony wood handle with Sakura (Cherry Blossoms) inlay. Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $320.00     JKD Special  $272.00     Sold Out (No More Produced)

Mcusta LMC-1204D

~’± Cho (Butterfly), Damascus, Cocobolo wood~

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   VG-10 Core Clad with 33 layered Stainless steel Dmascus blade, Cocobolo wood handle with Cho (Butterfly) inlay. Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $320.00     JKD Special  $272.00      Sold Out (No more produced)

Mcusta LMC-1304D

~’± Cho (Butterfly), Damascus, Ebony wood~

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   VG-10 Core Clad with 33 layered Stainless steel Damascus blade, Ebony wood handle with Cho (Butterfly) inlay. Each knife comes with Nishijin woven pouch and Japanese Kiri wooden box.

Blade length: 3-1/4",  Handle length: 4-1/4",  Weight: 3.88oz (110g)

Retail $320.00     JKD Special  $272.00     Sold Out (No more produced)

 

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