The Haul: July 30th - August 5th, 2012

Discussion in 'Show and tell' started by IAmTheJody, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. IAmTheJody

    IAmTheJody Gillette-i Master

  2. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Just received a brand new puck of Tabac, which I've always wanted to try, from our own Xezmer. Haven't even taken off the foil yet and I am already MUCHO surprised because you know what Tabac soap smells a lot like? LEATHER, my all-time favorite vintage Avon a/s - cologne. :happy036: Good way to start the week, eh?
  3. GDCarrington

    GDCarrington Burma Shave

    Well since it is posted elsewhere ...


    Thanks Steve!
  4. Indiexsunrise

    Indiexsunrise Well-Known Member

    Got mine and my wife's razors in today and they are in EXCELLENT condition.[​IMG]
    They look quite nice in the cabinet with the others :)
  5. Jamie Mahoney

    Jamie Mahoney Well-Known Member

    This one landed through my letter box all the way from the good old USA, a NOS Wade & Butcher came back home to the Mother land to live out the rest of her days glory be.


  6. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

    Article Team
    I can see the cabinet, but when I click on the other two attachments, it says I don't have permission to view the images.
  7. Indiexsunrise

    Indiexsunrise Well-Known Member

  8. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

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    Ah, now I can see the new razors! Have you had a chance to shave with the fat boy yet?
  9. xCarbonSteelx

    xCarbonSteelx Well-Known Member

    New addition to the family! Received a Semogue 830.


  10. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

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    Hoffritz two-piece slant. needs a replate, the chrome's been damaged on the corners, but is in shave grade state and comes with the box and blade tins, So I can't complain.

    The wooden and leather straight razor case only, the razor I got from Glen several weeks ago.
    As far as I can tell, NOS. The lady selling these had five or six. And yes, it actually works.
  11. awake2shave

    awake2shave Crazy Sharp Melon Baller

    The new members of the den
    A-10 Columbia cutlery Co Worcester Mass on one side nothing on other Etched "extra hollow ground fully warranted"
    B-H.H. Smith Co. Indianapolis,4,ind made in Germany on one side Mark V on the other
    C-No markings sellers ad said he purchased in the 70's. no other info.
    D-THE MOIS on one side and NO.1 on the other side no other markings

    All of the razors had major blade color issues and one had rust when they arrived spent tonight polishing them and cleaning them. They turned out pretty well considering this is my cherry batch of restoration.


    The Hones

    Top to bottom

    Natural Finishing stone I got from Glen
    King 8k
    John Pimble barbers hone
    King 1k/4k combo
    325 DMT plate
  12. Indiexsunrise

    Indiexsunrise Well-Known Member

    I did yes, with some TOBS Avacado and a feather. It was ok, a lot different from my slim. I thought it would be similar just more heft but it was a completely unexpected shave. That being said it was close and non irritating just unexpected.
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  13. swarden43

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

    Rumor has it that back on Monday I was given an A1 (1955, first quarter) Gillette Super Speed Blue Tip by a coworker.
    Rumor also has it that this thing is in near mint condition and shaves very mild (at least that was the rumor posted in Tuesday's SOS).
    Only after posting pics will I be able to establish any kind of rumor control associated with said Blue Tip.
    Until then... :D
  14. Luteplayers

    Luteplayers Well-Known Member

    Pretty new around here. Posted this in safety razors and was directed here. A 1958 Super Speed Flair Tip that looks like it has hardly been used. Coded D1 made in USA. Pat no on pkg, no notch center bar. From what I've read these usually mate good with feather blades. I have some from a sampler from west coast shaving that I'm going to try in it in the morning.

  15. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

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    I would be very surprised if you are disappointed. It's a great combo, and your razor looks pristine, enjoy!
  16. lradke

    lradke and doggone it, people like me

    The flair tip superspeeds are amazing! Enjoy it!
  17. Neolithium

    Neolithium I am Canadian, eh


    Well FINALLY! 2 out of my 5 tins have arrived, amusingly enough the last ones to be ordered, and they made it here from England faster than any other package. My Foad's came with a sample of his new "vegan friendly" Satin Wax, and my Fat Jacks came with a sweet sticker which is now decorating the cover of my laptop - I'll be posting reviews up later on as soon as I figure out the best area for them to go in.
  18. americanshamrock

    americanshamrock Let's Make a Deal! Staff Member

    Today I received a Schick E3
    Case has some minor dings/scratches but the razor looks great.
  19. lradke

    lradke and doggone it, people like me

    That's a beautiful case for your Schick!
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  20. americanshamrock

    americanshamrock Let's Make a Deal! Staff Member

    Thanks, I think it will be great for travel. Only detractor is that this is the only key I have that will fit in the case so I will need to clean it up and fill it with good blades.

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