The Haul: August 2017

Discussion in 'Show and tell' started by RaZorBurn123, Jul 31, 2017.

  1. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    Please share all of your new shaving goodies here, and anything else that you'd like to show us.
    Happy shaving!! :shaver
     
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  2. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

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    Haul for August Rule:

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  3. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Our own Jorvaljr and I did a small blade swap. He sent me a nice old Personna Precision blade (wicked cool looking blade, I look forward to shaving with that one) and some equally nice Philco brand carbons. I wanted them for the label but they're also mint so they too will be shaved with eventually.
     
  4. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

    I'm sorry. :lyrtuy5:
     
  5. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

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    Come walk with the Jedi.....
     
  6. John Ruschmeyer

    John Ruschmeyer Well-Known Member

    Philco? Like the radio company?
     
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  7. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

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    Oh wait, you did this last year....;)
     
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  8. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    A quest has been fulfilled. :love055:

    This arrived in my mail box today:
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    Hmmm, I wonder what could be inside?
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    It's British so it's got that going for it. Wait, could it be?
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    Why yes, it sure looks like it. The Sun Ray aka Goddess has arrived. :happy036:
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    Oh, looking mighty fine... :drool:
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    OK, now you're just showing off. :D
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    These are about as minty as they come. I really do not think they were ever used. The tension spring in the head was too tight initially to properly close with a vintage blade inserted. Shiny, shiny, and nary a scratch anywhere to be found. I am a very happy guy to be adding these to my den. A big tip of the hat to @twhite for his magnanimous assist and to the ever ready @Billyfergie for his transshipment and loving care of some wedge blades he sent along for the ride - and for holding onto to this without absconding with it. :happy097:

    Happy shaving one and all - Karl
     
  9. Billyfergie

    Billyfergie The Scottish Ninja

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  10. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

    I declare none of these "August Hauls" valid as it is still July!!


    Just kidding. Cool stuff, all! :happy088::happy088:
     
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  11. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    It is still July isn't it. Well, it is August in India.
     
  12. Jim99

    Jim99 Gold Water Shaver

    That is just stunning!
     
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  13. Jim99

    Jim99 Gold Water Shaver

    Well, this arrived in the mail last night, but I didn't open it till after midnight GMT, so it counts for an August haul

    It's Maggards green apple soap from my good friend @Herm2502 . If you like the scent of green apples.... If you like the smell of an apple orchard in the Berkshires in mid October, then this soap is for you. Intense? Without a doubt! Is it for everyone? Nope!

    I can't wait to try it out later this week.

    Thanks Herm!
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  14. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    Now, it is August everywhere on Earth.
     
  15. Marverel

    Marverel Well-Known Member

    This beautiful razor arrived today:

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    It has a stamp: DAN R. MAKRAUER B. S. CO. PITTSBURGH PA. GERMANY
    What I was able to figure out so far: At the beginning of the 20th century there was a Makrauer Barber Supply Company in Pittsburgh. So I guess these guys imported razors from Germany and sold them under their own label.
     
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  16. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Minty...:happy088:
     
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  17. MPF9

    MPF9 Well-Known Member

    Definitely 1st Aug here in Kent-England.

    Acquired off a Fellow Shaver.
    Will use this as my other one has gone out on loan.
    Mongoose B3,shiny with Scary Feather Blades Super Pro.
    Stirling Soap, a new one for me to try.

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  18. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

    WOW!!! She's a beaut!!!
     
  19. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    my first simpson; special best badger. castle forbes lavender.i feel an aristocrat shave coming on..... simp.jpg
     
  20. ob1page

    ob1page Frozen in Phoenix

    My General SE came in, my blades should be here Thursday and I'll get to use it
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