This is the scratch and dent version of the dojo pro level samurai sword#8.
Ronin's Scratch and Dent Guide:
This sword has been discounted due to dents, dings, chips, or rust. It is safe and usable for cutting.
Arrived a day sooner than anticipated. Despite being listed as scratch and dent, I have not seen any major cosmetic detractors. The only thing is a minor discoloration blemish near the habaki on one side of the blade, which does nothing to alter the function of the blade and in my opinion gives it it's own unique character.