H. Boker

Discussion in 'Straight Razors' started by wchnu, Mar 7, 2019.

  1. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    I picked this up in a lot of razors from the bay. It seems to be in really good shape. In a few days I will try stropping it and see how it shaves. My test on the blades seem to show it will be ok, but I am not a straight expert so we will see. The scales on this one are very interesting to me. It appears from some comments that they might not be original.

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  2. Mr. Oldschool

    Mr. Oldschool Johnny Dangerously

    That looks like some custom scales too me. Very nice too!
  3. Rkep01

    Rkep01 Well-Known Member

    Very nice. According to one of my sources, that blade was manufactured between 1924 & 1935 with that single tree logo with no other marks around it and it was made for the non-US market since it doesn't have the US required"Made in" in front of Germany. If that is so, then the scales, which are definitely Art Deco, could be original. The French point goes well with them. Love the copper pin washers. Haven't seen that kind before.
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  4. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Thanks for the information. I liked the washers too. Classy all the way around.
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  5. lightcs1776

    lightcs1776 Well-Known Member

    Great looking razor. Congrats.

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  6. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Nice razor, Fuzzy. Enjoy.
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  7. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    That is no two bladed thingie.................nice razor Fuzzy!
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  8. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    He shoots, he scores! Nice pick up Fuzzy.
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  9. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    What are your thoughts on the scales? Original or no?
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  10. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Thanks guys.
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  11. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    I am not an expert on vintage razors but they do not look original to me. They look to be custom scales, and very nice ones.
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  12. gssixgun

    gssixgun At this point in time...

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    They are not Original scales

    Have zero doubt in my mind :)
  13. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Thanks for that answer. If I decide to keep it you will be seeing it for honing.
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  14. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Thanks Keith! I agree.
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  15. mrchick

    mrchick Odd, Terrible Avatar

    Fuzzy shaving with an unmentionable?
    Nice razor
  16. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Actually I shave with unmentionables often. There are plenty of videos. I just will not use cart garbage!! Still not sure if I will keep this one or sell it. I prefer shavettes so I do not have the maintenance time. If I was into straights more it would be a no brainer.
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  17. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    It is a nice looking razor, Fuzzy.
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  18. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    Thanks my friend!
  19. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    there's a true se .. nice razor..
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