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Atago natural honing stone code 315673 Atago natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): approx. 6000
Size 82 mm x 222 mm x 58 mm
Weight 2566 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Chipped corner 35 x 20 mm. Edges chipped max. 6 mm deep. Fine and homogenous surface.
Colour: grey olive
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Code 315673
Ohira high class type 30 natural honing stone code 315676 Ohira high class type 30 natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): approx. 6000
Size 77 mm x 205 mm x 43 mm
Weight 1760 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Type 30 indicates a natural stone with approximate size 205 x 75 mm. Missing corner front right 10 x 4 mm. Otherwise very clean edges. Fine and homogenous surface.
Colour: greyish, olive
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Code 315676
Ozuku type 30 natural honing stone code 315681 Ozuku type 30 natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): approx. 6000
Size 78 mm x 205 mm x 32 mm
Weight 1339 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Type 30 indicates a natural stone with approximate size 205 x 75 mm. Chipped corner rear right 22 x 8 mm, front left 9 x 5 mm, rear left 3 x 3 mm. A thin vein crosses the entire length of the stone (visible only in enlarged picture); does not affect the function of the stone. Dappled and very fine and homogenous surface.
Colour: greyish, yellowish
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Code 315681
Ozuku type 30 natural honing stone code 315683 Ozuku type 30 natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): approx. 6000
Size 78 mm x 210 mm x 33 mm
Weight 1460 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Type 30 indicates a natural stone with approximate size 205 x 75 mm. Chip 25 x 20 mm front right corner, chip 10 x 4 mm front edge and chip 6 x 5 mm rear right corner. Near the right rear stamp 2 hairline cracks, not perceptible. Otherwise slightly cloudy surface with a homogenous structure.
Colour: greyish, yellowish
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Code 315683
Mizukihara natural honing stone nr. 315574
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 220 mm x 170 mm x 24 mm
Grinding area 190 x 70 mm or 110 x 90 mm
Weight 1446 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: The white points in the brownish area are small holes which do not affect the sharpening performance.
Colour: grey, brown flecks
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Code 315574
Mizukihara natural honing stone nr. 315576
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 290 mm x 170 mm x 34 mm
Grinding area: rectangular 170 x 70 mm or triangular 190 x 220 x 140 mm
Weight 2390 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Hairline cracks crossing the entire surface, sharpening performance is not affected.
Colour: light grey to brownish
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Code 315576
Ohira high class type 30 natural honing stone code 315677 Ohira high class type 30 natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): approx. 6000
Size 75 mm x 200 mm x 40 mm
Weight 1476 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Type 30 indicates a natural stone with approximate size 205 x 75 mm. All 4 corners chipped off. Otherwise very clean edges. Fine and homogenous surface.
Colour: grey
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Code 315677
Mizukihara natural honing stone nr. 315580
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit size (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 225 mm x 150 mm x 40 mm
Grinding area 135 x 75 mm or 150 x 60 mm
Weight 2178 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Surface very fine and homogenous, a small hole to the right of the stamp.
Colour: grey
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Code 315580
Ohira high class type 30 natural honing stone code 315674 Ohira high class type 30 natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): approx. 6000
Size 75 mm x 208 mm x 46 mm
Weight 1480 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Type 30 indicates a natural stone with approximate size 205 x 75 mm. One edge on the right 13 x 8 mm is missing, brown embedded particles on the right 20 mm long. Otherwise very clean edges. Fine and homogenous surface.
Colour: greyish
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Code 315674
Atago natural honing stone code 315671 Atago natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): approx. 6000
Size 80 mm x 220 mm x 67 mm
Weight 2829 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Several edges chipped. Under the label 2 cm long and 1 mm wide brown stripe with dents. Fine and homogenous surface.
Colour: grey olive
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Code 315671
Ohira high class type 40 natural honing stone code 315678 Ohira high class type 40 natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): approx. 6000
Size 78 mm x 205 mm x 30 mm
Weight 1240 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Type 40 indicates a natural stone with approximate size 205 x 75 mm and larger chipped corners. Rear right corner 30 x 25 mm is completely missing. Rear left corner 20 x 15 mm missing too. Very fine and homogenous stone, slightly dappled surface.
Colour: greyish-yellowish
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Code 315678
Ozuku natural honing stone nr. 315791
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 206 mm x 45 mm
Weight 1837 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Interveined surface, visible when you enlarge the picture. One edge chipped. Another edge with a recess 25 x 10 mm wide and 2 mm deep, hidden by the label. Otherwise very fine and homogenous surface.
Colour: light grey
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Code 315791
Atago natural honing stone code 315670 Atago natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): approx. 6000
Size 82 mm x 220 mm x 76 mm
Weight 3434 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Large and heavy stone, 4 cm brown stripe with small dents parallel to the label edge. Under the label 1 cm stripe with a dent, close to the edge. Whole surface spotted with small dents under 1 mm that show up white (visible when enlarged). Fine and mostly homogenous surface.
Colour: grey olive, somewhat lighter than in the picture.
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Code 315670
Atago natural honing stone code 315773 Atago natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): approx. 6000
Size 82 mm x 218 mm x 60 mm
Weight 2606 g
Rear view
Note: Every stone is different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Distinguishing features: Veined in a lighter shade, chipped edges max. 4 mm deep. Fine and mostly homogenous surface.
Colour: grey olive
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Code 315773
Mizukihara natural honing stone nr. 315579
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 190 mm x 180 mm x 63 mm
Grinding surface 130 x 90 mm or 140 x 70 mm
Weight 3990 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Apart from some small holes very homogenous
Colour: light grey to brownish
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Code 315579
Mizukihara natural honing stone Nr. 315557
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 215 mm x 125 mm x 40 mm
Grinding surface 190 x 100 mm oder 205 x 65 mm
Weight 2405 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: large, nearly rectangular grinding surface, homogenous, some scratches
Colour: grey
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Code 315557
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315572
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 250 mm x 130 mm x 40 mm
Grinding surface 170 x 100 mm or 220 x 60 mm
Weight 2340 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: large Grinding surface:, mainly homogenous, some hairline cracks, some scratches can easily be removed when flattening, groove 40 x 20 mm near the large stamp.
Colour: grey, veins yellow
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Code 315572
Ozuku Natural Stone nr. 315725
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 35 mm
Weight 1291 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Colour: grey to olive
Characteristics: one corner was cut. Large hairline cracks crosses the surface, beyond that very homogenous.
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Code 315725
Honyama Natural Stone nr. 315718
Honyama natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 200 mm x 30 mm
Weight 1093 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Colour: light olive
Characteristics: 4 cm long crack, most covered by the label. Surface homogenous.
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Code 315718
Ozuku Natural Stone nr. 315724
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 32 mm
Weight 1341 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Colour: olive green to sand coloured
Characteristics: very homogenous surface, slightly dappled, 2 corners chipped.
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Code 315724
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315719
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 30 mm
Weight 1359 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Colour: light grey
Characteristics: surface a bit dappled, hairline crack 5 cm long covered by label. Surface homogenous.
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Code 315719
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315716
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 35 mm
Weight 1397 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Colour: light brown
Characteristics: small hairline crack front middle, larger hairline crack on the right side. Two corners chipped off. Homogenous surface.
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Code 315716
Ozuku Natural Stone nr. 315793
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 203 mm x 29 mm
Weight 1219 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face there is a triangular piece missing, 42 mm on it’s longest side. One edge chipped off. Two cracks approx 1 cm long near the corners. Surface fine and mostly homogenous, slightly dappled.
Colour: light grey, sand-coloured varying
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Code 315793
Mizukihara natural honing stone nr. 315575
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 295 mm x 140 mm x 28 mm
Grinding surface 210 x 70 mm or 140 x 110 mm
Weight 1766 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: hairline crack crossing the wide side, front right group of grooves
Colour: grey
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Code 315575
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315722
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 40 mm
Weight 1497 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Colour: grey
Characteristics: brown flecks, surface mostly homogenous. "Toromi" means "thick soup" and describes a rich colour and fine surface.
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Code 315722
Shinden Natural Stone nr. 315797
Shinden natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 209 mm x 29 mm
Weight 1259 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Rear Edge chipped off or recessed 65 mm long and 16 mm wide (covered by label) and additionally 65 mm long and 6 mm wide. Apart from that very fine and homogenous surface.
Colour: medium grey
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Code 315797
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315723
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 35 mm
Weight 1282 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Colour: grey olive
Characteristics: all 4 narrow sides painted black. 2 light small stripes in the surface. They look like cracks but are not. It seems the stone is a bit softer at these stripes.. Beyound that a fine and homogenous surface.
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Code 315723
Ozuko Natural Stone nr. 315712
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 35 mm
Weight 1353 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: one sharpening surface one broken corner 30 x 10 mm. Surface very fine and homogenous.
Colour: brownish, greyish
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Code 315712
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315717
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 40 mm
Weight 1424 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Colour: reddish light brown
Characteristics: small hairline crack on the right. Surface with small holes. Soft stone.
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Code 315717
Naturstein
Ozuku Asagi natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 200 mm x 25 mm
Weight 995 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Colour: light grey
Characteristics: brownish flecks. Crack in the middle, further 2 small hairline cracks.
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Code 315720
Ozuku Natural Stone nr. 315794
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 73 mm x 205 mm x 37 mm
Weight 1426 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face there are two triangular pieces missing, 55 mm on it’s longest side. Surface fine and mostly homogenous with dots.
Colour: light grey
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Code 315794
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315565
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 300 mm x 110 mm x 43 mm
Grinding surface 210 x 60 mm or 160 x 75 mm
Weight 2480 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: the surface is very fine and homogenous with some white spots. Stone is very long
Colour: grey
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Code 315565
Ozuko Natural Stone nr. 315711
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 35 mm
Weight 1362 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: one corner on sharpening surface chipped, one long edge fringed. Surface very fine and homogenous.
Colour: grey
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Code 315711
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315721
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 30 mm
Weight 1263 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Colour: dark grey
Characteristics: very fine and homogenous stone, surfaced slightly dappled.
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Code 315721
Ozuko Natural Water Stone nr. 315704
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 40 mm
Weight 1442 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face, all four corners, maximum length of 8 mm, are chipped off. One long side very rough, including a part about 10 mm long on the working face. A number of hairline cracks, one of which crosses the entire width of the stone. Surface very fine, but somewhat dappled with small red flecks.
Colour: mostly grayish.
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Code 315704
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315558
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 310 mm x 120 mm x 27 mm
Grinding surface 150 x 90 mm or 230 x 55 mm
Weight 1880 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: very long stone with some veins, hairline crack on the right side, surface mainly homogenous.
Colour: grey, yellow flecks
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Code 315558
Ozuku Natural Stone nr. 315790
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 78 mm x 208 mm x 37 mm
Weight 1660 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Surface fine and mostly homogenous, a bit dappled
Colour: greyish, sand-coloured
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Code 315790
Ozuku Natural Stone nr. 315795
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 209 mm x 29 mm
Weight 1259 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Corners chipped off. Surface fine and mostly homogenous with black dots. Visible when you enlarge the picture.
Colour: light grey
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Code 315795
Mizukihara natural honing stone nr. 315578
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 320 mm x 140 mm x 53 mm
Grinding surface 250 x 70 mm
Weight 4348 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Close to the stamp in the middle some grooves, also some hairline cracks.
Colour: grey to brownish
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Code 315578
Shinden Natural Stone nr. 315798
Shinden natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 209 mm x 29 mm
Weight 1259 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face there is a triangular piece missing, 35 mm on it’s longest side. Nearby an edge chipped off. Very fine and homogenous surface
Colour: medium grey
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Code 315798
Ozuku Natural Stone nr. 315792
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 78 mm x 210 mm x 45 mm
Weight 1979 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face there are two triangular pieces missing, 35 mm on it’s longest side, one covered by the label. Surface fine and mostly homogenous with black dots. Visible when you enlarge the picture.
Colour: light grey
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Code 315792
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315569
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 260 mm x 130 mm x 57 mm
Grinding surface 180 x 50 mm or 150 x 70 mm
Weight 3060 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: very thick compact stone, the surface is very fine and homogenous, hairline crack left
Colour: grey, yellowish, hard colour change line.
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Code 315569
Shinden Natural Stone nr. 315796
Shinden natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 209 mm x 29 mm
Weight 1259 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Crack on the side which goes round the corner under the label. Surface fine and mostly homogenous, a bit dappled.
Colour: sand-coloured
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Code 315796
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315785
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 206 mm x 30 mm
Weight 1236 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face there is a triangular piece missing, 30 mm on it’s longest side, covered by the label. Rear view shows this more clear. Three edges chipped off. Hairline crack 3 cm long left middle, visible when you enlarge the picture. Surface fine and mostly homogenous.
Colour: greyish, sand-coloured
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Code 315785
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315559
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 170 mm x 170 mm x 40 mm
Grinding surface 120 x 100 mm or 100 x 55 mm, wenn man den sichelförmigen Graben nicht rechnet große Fläche von 160 x 130 mm
Weight 2520 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: nearly square compact stone, the surface is very fine and homogenous. Top middle a sickle shaped groove, which should not be a problem for large blades. Enough grind surfase right and left of the groove.
Colour: grey, yellow flecks
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Code 315559
Ozuko Natural Water Stone nr. 315701
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 38 mm
Weight 1524 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face there is a triangular piece missing, 30 mm on it’s longest side. Shown in photo above. Surface very fine and homogenous.
Colour: mostly grayish with a tendency toward yellowish discoloration on the left, short, side.
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Code 315701
Atago Natural Stone nr. 315772
Atago natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 84 mm x 219 mm x 76 mm
Weight 3560 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: three edges partly chipped off up to a width of 10 mm. One corner chipped off. Surface fine and homogenous.
Colour: greyish
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Code 315772
Natural Stone Nr. 315661
Kurairi natural honing stone Size 74 x 203 x 14 mm
Weight 518 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Surface fine and homogenous with the veins on the left, thin stone, take care not to break it.
Colour: light sand-coloured
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Code 315661
Natural Stone Nr. 315665
Takashima Usuita natural honing stone fixed on wooden base
Size 77 x 201 x 6 mm
Weight 477 g
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: thin stone fixed on wooden base, mined at Takashima mine near Kyoto. On the surface near the edges traces of the slicing machine, apart from that very fine.
Colour: sand-coloured
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Code 315665
Natural Stone Nr. 315662
Sagasuita natural honing stone Size 76 x 203 x 44 mm
Weight 1621 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: diagonal crack front left which narrows the grinding surface. Crack 20 x 3 x 1 mm long 4 cm away from the left edge, visible only when picture enlarged. Apart from that a very nice suita.
Colour: white to light yellow, yellow and grey flecks
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Code 315662
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315788
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 205 mm x 32 mm
Weight 1262 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face there is a triangular piece missing, 40 mm on it’s longest side, covered by the label. Hairline crack 2 cm long near the middle stamp. Surface fine and mostly homogenous, yellow flecks.
Colour: greyish, yellow flecks
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Code315788
Atago Natural Stone nr. 315770
Atago natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 82 mm x 220 mm x 69 mm
Weight 3160 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: one edge partly chipped off. Surface fine and homogenous.
Colour: greyish
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Code 315770
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315789
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 205 mm x 33 mm
Weight 1373 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Surface fine and mostly homogenous, but deep crack near the middle stamp.
Colour: greyish
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Code 315789
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315787
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 202 mm x 30 mm
Weight 1248 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face there is a triangular piece missing, 40 mm on it’s longest side, covered by the label. Hairline crack 4 cm long near the left stamp, visible when you enlarge the picture. Surface fine and homogenous.
Colour: greyish, sand-coloured
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Code 315787
Natural Stone Nr. 315666
Takashima Usuita natural honing stone fixed on wooden base
Size 77 x 200 x 9 mm
Weight 499 g
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: thin stone fixed on wooden base, mined at Takashima mine near Kyoto. On the surface near the edges traces of the slicing machine, apart from that very fine.
Colour: sand-coloured
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Code 315666
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315786
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 76 mm x 207 mm x 28 mm
Weight 1227 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face there is a triangular piece missing, 30 mm on it’s longest side, covered by the label. Rear view shows this more clear. Hairline crack 4 cm long left middle, visible when you enlarge the picture. Surface fine and mostly homogenous.
Colour: greyish
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Code 315786
Natural Stone Nr. 315663
Taiheisuita Renge natural honing stone Size 75 x 209 x 46 mm
Weight 1786 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Lotus flower pattern, typical for suita are small holes (largest 6 to 3 mm) which help to speed up honing. Small hairline cracks. Very nice suita.
Colour: yellow to brownish, dark brown and purple flecks
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Code 315663
Natural Stone Nr. 315660
Natural honing stone Size 70 x 193 x 30 mm
Weight 1017 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: mined in Japan, no further information available. Fine hairline crack crosses the entire surface, does not disturb honing. Ends dappled with small red flecks, surface very fine.
Colour: sand-coloured
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Code 315660
Natural Stone Nr. 315664
Takashima Usuita natural honing stone fixed on wooden base
Size 76 x 200 x 12 mm
Weight 632 g
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: thin stone fixed on wooden base, mined at Takashima mine near Kyoto. On the surface near the edges traces of the slicing machine, apart from that very fine.
Colour: sand-coloured
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Code 315664
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315783
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 208 mm x 40 mm
Weight 1729 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Corners are chipped off. Surface fine and mostly homogenous with white spots
Colour: greyish
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Code 315783
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315781
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 206 mm x 33 mm
Weight 1407 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Corners are chipped off. Surface fine and homogenous.
Colour: greyish
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Code 315781
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315554
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 225 mm x 190 mm x 33 mm
Grinding surface 190 x 80 mm or 155 x 120 mm
Weight 2740 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: large grinding surface with some veins, surface mainly homogenous.
Colour: greyish, yellowish
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Code 315554
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315784
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 204 mm x 37 mm
Weight 1432 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Surface fine and mostly homogenous, a bit dappled.
Colour: greyish, sand-coloured
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Code 315784
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315780
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 77 mm x 210 mm x 45 mm
Weight 1902 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: one edge partly chipped off. Surface fine and homogenous.
Colour: greyish
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Code 315780
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315563
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 210 mm x 155 mm x 33 mm
Grinding surface 150 x 140 mm or 180 x 80 mm
Weight 2580 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: large and wide grinding surface, some veins, surface mainly homogenous.
Colour: grey
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Code 315563
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315782
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 204 mm x 34 mm
Weight 1389 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Surface fine and mostly homogenous, a bit dappled.
Colour: greyish, brownish
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Code 315782
Atago Natural Stone nr. 315771
Atago natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 84 mm x 221 mm x 60 mm
Weight 2740 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: surface fine and homogenous.
Colour: greyish
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Code 315771
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315571
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 260 mm x 150 mm x 40 mm
Grinding surface 180 x 105 mm or 215 x 50 mm
Weight 2900 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: large grinding surface, mainly homogenous, some hairline cracks, some scratches can easily be removed when flattening.
Colour: grey, veins yellowish
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Code 315571
Ohira Natural Stone nr. 315715
Ohira natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 35 mm
Weight 1360 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: deep but stable rift on front right reaching up to the surface, one corner chipped, fine homogenous surface except the corner front reight
Colour: sand-coloured
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Code 315715
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315568
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 290 mm x 105 mm x 38 mm
Grinding surface 160 x 90 mm or 215 x 60 mm
Weight 2620 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: very long nearly rectangular stone, the surface is very fine and homogenous, some small spots, groove 45 x 15 mm close tt the right side.
Colour: grau
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Code 315568
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315561
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 200 mm x 150 mm x 43 mm
Grinding surface 160 x 110 mm or 170 x 65 mm
Weight 2500 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: very wide grinding surface, mainly homogenous with some scratches.
Colour: grey
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Code315561
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315553
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 260 mm x 220 mm x 62 mm
Grinding surface 200 x 80 mm
Weight 4680 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: a big stone with a weight of nearly 5 kg, some veins in the surface
Colour: greyish, yellowish
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Code315553
Ozuko Natural Stone Nr. 315713
Ozuku Natur-Abziehstein Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 195 mm x 35 mm
Weight 1292 g
Rear view
Note:every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Small parts chipped off at corners and edges. Surface very fine and homogenous, pear skin pattern
Color: brownish, sand-colored
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Code315713
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315551
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 195 mm x 90 mm x 27 mm
Grinding surface 185 x 70 mm
Weight 1240 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: the surface is very fine and homogenous, small hole 3 cm to the edge. This stone broke on transport. The broken piece is included and measures 70 x 50 mm
Colour: greyish
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Code315551
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315564
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 300 mm x 110 mm x 52 mm
Grinding surface 220 x 50 mm or 180 x 65 mm
Weight 3080 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: very long thick and heavy stone, the surface is very fine and homogenous with some white spots.
Colour: grey, some parts yellowish
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Code315564
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315562
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 300 mm x 155 mm x 32 mm
Grinding surface 185 x 35 mm or 110 x 60 mm
Weight 2440 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: Compared with overall size very small grinding surface, hole 30 x 20 mm in the surface top of the left stamp, the surface is very fine and homogenous.
Colour: grey
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Code315562
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315555
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 250 mm x 150 mm x 40 mm
Grinding surface 140 x 110 mm or 180 x 75 mm
Weight 2260 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: large surface with veins, mainly homogenous.
Colour: greyish, many yellow flecks
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Code315555
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315560
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 255 mm x 130 mm x 33 mm
Grinding surface 205 x 85 mm or 240 x 45 mm
Weight 2480 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: optimal nearly rectangular shape, the surface is very fine and homogenous.
Colour: grey/greyish varying
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Code315560
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315550
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 290 mm x 140 mm x 30 mm
Grinding surface 140 x 95 mm or 200 x 70 mm
Weight 2040 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: the surface is very fine and homogenous.
Colour: greyish with yellow flecks
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Code 315550
Natsuya Natural Stone Nr. 315709
Natsuya Natural Sharpening Stone Light Orange Grit grade (estimated) 800 - 1200
Size 200 mm x 70 mm x 60 mm
Weight 1800 g
Rear view (example)
Note: This stone is a natural product. The stone you get might look different! Examples
Characteristics: chipped corners. Before use we recommend to flatten the surface with a diamond sharpener. We recommend the Atoma Grit 140
Color: light or medium orange with white embedded particles, partly intensive pattern like wood veneer
Mined in Natsuya, Pref. Iwate. Quarrie closed, sale from old stock.
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Code 315709
Ohira Natural Stone Nr. 315710
Okudo Suita Natur Honing Stone Nashi-ji Pattern Grit grade (estimated): more than 10000
Size 130 mm x 200 mm x 40 mm
Weight 2500 g
Rear view
Note:every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: very large and wide stone with irregular shape, surface very fine and homogenous, only in the area near the edges small cracks. One of the best Suita stones available!
Color: sand-colored, brownish, light, with Nashi-ji pattern (pear skin pattern)
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Code 315710
Igarashi Natural Stone Nr. 315707
Igarashi Natural Sharpening Stone Light Blue Grit grade (estimated) 1000 - 2000
Size 200 mm x 70 mm x 50 mm
Weight 1600 g
Rear view (example)
Note: This stone is a natural product. The stone you get might look different! Examples
Characteristics: chipped corners, sides very rough with the footprint of a jackhammer. Before use we recommend to flatten the surface with a diamond sharpener. We recommend the Atoma Grit 140
Color: light, blue-green-greyish
Mined in Sanjo, Pref. Niigata. Quarrie closed, sale from old stock.
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Code 315707
Ohira Natural Stone Nr. 315714
Ohira Karasu natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 40 mm
Weight 1668 g
Rear view
Note:every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: edges only slightly chipped off, Surface a bit dappled. ""Karasu" means crow or rave and is used for dark stones.
Color: dark (karasu) brownish-greyish.
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Code 315714
Ozuko Natural Water Stone nr. 315703
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 40 mm
Weight 1593 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face one corner with a length of 35 mm is cut off, another corner, with a length of 6 mm is missing. Two hairline cracks on the upper edge, 30 mm and 15 mm long. Surface very fine and homogenous.
Color: mostly grayish, with a third closer to brownish.
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Code 315703
Ozuko Natural Water Stone nr. 315702
Ozuku natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 75 mm x 205 mm x 40 mm
Weight 1600 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face, three small chips, maximum of 8 mm long lang, small chips on the long sides. Surface very fine and homogenous.
Color: predominantly grayish with a slight tendency toward yellow.
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Code 315702
Atago Natural Water Stone nr. 315705
Atago natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Size 78 mm x 218 mm x 60 mm
Weight 2640 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: On the face two corners with small chips. Surface very fine with faint streaks.
Color: grayish to yellowish.
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Code 315705
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315573
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 240 mm x 190 mm x 35 mm
Grinding surface 220 x 55 mm or 160 x 90 mm
Weight 3400 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: large grinding surface, the surface is very fine and homogenous, fine pear skin pattern
Colour: grey
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Code 315573
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315556
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 230 mm x 170 mm x 22 mm
Grinding surface 170 x 90 mm or 220 x 50 mm
Weight 1480 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: the surface is very fine and homogenous. Large surface with scratches from the grinder which can be removed bey flattening the stone.
Colour: greyish, many flecks towards the outer surface parts
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Code 315556
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315552
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 255 mm x 125 mm x 28 mm
Grinding surface 120 x 75 mm or 210 x 55 mm
Weight 1480 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: the surface is very fine and homogenous with fine stripes
Colour: grey
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Code 315552
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315570
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 260 mm x 130 mm x 33 mm
Grinding surface 180 x 55 mm or 150 x 80 mm
Weight 2000 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: compact shape, the surface is very fine and homogenous, one vein or hairline crack, some scratches can easily be removed when flattening.
Colour: grau
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Code 315570
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315566
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 260 mm x 115 mm x 37 mm
Grinding surface 190 x 60 mm or 120 x 80 mm
Weight 1920 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: wide stone, the surface is very fine and homogenous, red stripe on the right side.
Colour: greyish/yellowish
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Code 315566
Mizukihara Natural Waterstone nr. 315567
Mizukihara natural honing stone Grit grade (estimated): more than 7000
Overall size 280 mm x 120 mm x 38 mm
Grinding surface 220 x 65 mm or 180 x 80 mm
Weight 2240 g
Rear view
Note: every stone looks different! The stone for sale here is the one in the photo.
Characteristics: wide and nearly rectangular stone, the surface is very fine and homogenous, some veins.
Colour: grey
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Code 315567
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