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Hand forged Japanese Hammer "Yamakichi" by Meister Hiroki

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Different regional namings for this hammer:

Hokkaido (North Island): Hokkai-Katakuchi
Tohoku (Northeast Honshu) and
Chugoku (Southwest Honshu):
Iwakuni or Funate
Shikoku and Kyushu Islands: Katakuchi Daruma or Yamakichi
Kyoto and Wakayama (South Osaka): Sakkiri or Sakikiri, Kanazuchi (word-for-word: "nail hammer")
Kanto District (Tokyo): Ryo-Guchi
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