This Book was written
Takeshi Wakayama 
The Title is: 
"Toso Kodogu"

These pictures
are a way to keep 
track of different
accessory signatures.
Collector's use 
this book to check
authenticity of these

Takeshi Wakayama is a
famous collector of
these accessories.


This picture is 
the side and top
of a Fuchi Gashira.
This signature is 
Kikuoka Mitsutomo,
it is a fake 
signature. I found
out while researching
Wakayama's book.


       A                 B

Take a look at the difference in
A represents a forged
signature, B is a real
Mitsutomo signature 
from the Wakayama book.

Question or
Please E-mail Me. 2006