Inscription: Signed: (on tang) Japanese characters (Sadamune, a pupil of Masamune)
Inscribed: (on scabbard) Japanese characters.
Inscription: (on tang) 1. 2 characters (Goshu [Omi province]); 2. 2 characters (Takagi [name of a place]); 3. 1 character (ju [resident])
4. 2 characters (Sadamune [artist's given name])
Inscriptions on sheath: Sadamune/Omate hi no uchi ni ken no ukibori, ura kengyo no hi (On the obverse there is a sword carved in relief in the spout (i.e. groove) the spout of the reverse has the form of a sword.)
Nagasa is-shaku (It is 1 shaku long)
Dai kin san byaku nijugo mai (Price: 325 pieces of gold)
Goshu Takagi ju Hikoshiro go wa Sadamune, Sagami no Masamune no yoshi to naru (Hikoshiro, resident of Takagi, Omi province, was called Sadamune; he was adopted by Masamune)