Another "what is it" thread...

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by wchnu, Mar 2, 2019.

  1. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Not sure what this is mixed in with a ebay lot I just picked up.

  2. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    Looks like a Cooper
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  3. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    I think to be specific, a 1932 cooper like this one ....

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  4. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    That could be fun then. I will have to look it up. Thanks for the info!
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  5. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    Possibly a Swee-do
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  6. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

  7. Weasel640

    Weasel640 Well-Known Member

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  8. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Thanks. Prolly not a useable razor. I bought the lot for others in there.
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  9. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    If you swap out the top plate you may be able to use it; the handle looks great. PM me, if it needs a new home. :)
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  10. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    It is a two sided razor thingie! :happy102:
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  11. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    I will let you know!
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  12. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    You got that right...
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  13. ordinaryshaver

    ordinaryshaver Well-Known Member

    If it is a Cooper, it's a great shaver. I have a Cooper and it is in my top 5 DE razors.
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  14. Weasel640

    Weasel640 Well-Known Member

    It is usable. Some use a hole punch on the blade to match the center post, others just tighten it down on the blade and it fits. Also if the Swee-do is anything like the Cooper, the Yaqi/IB Sloc head fits on the plate nicely. Swee-dos come up less often than Coopers do and are probably more sought after (Enrico-Case in point)...

    Cooper + Yaqi Head:
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  15. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    You were right it is a Swee do. Looks to be in good shape too.
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  16. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Finally got around to using this one. Outstanding shave! 20190407_205857.jpg
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  17. BBS

    BBS Well-Known Member

    The tell it is Sweedo is the handle. The Cooper handles have knurling between that bottom nut and collar.

    Also as far as a blade goes if you have a hand nibbler or good enough paper punch you can modify a blade easy enough to use in it.
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  18. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    I used a dremel. Took about 2 minutes. The head holds the blade nice and tight.
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  19. Bird Lives

    Bird Lives Future Root Beer King of Turkey

    This is very interesting....even though, unmentionable.

    Do you have more pics?

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  20. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    Another option for mix n match is the Fine Marvel cap. IMG_20190408_093317-01.jpg

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