The Haul; January 2023

Discussion in 'Show and tell' started by Queen of Blades, Jan 1, 2023.

  1. Queen of Blades

    Queen of Blades Mistress of Mischief Staff Member

    Moderator Supporting Vendor
    New year, new gear!
  2. Angelo85

    Angelo85 Well-Known Member

    First mail call of 2023 is from Italian Barber. Today I got Officina Artigiana Milano Stay Traditional and Razorock Irish Countryside shave soaps and aftershaves. 0DD3C9ED-6763-41B1-BDE9-3BE218E0CD01.jpeg
  3. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    I have the Irish countryside aftershave and soap, the soap has great lather qualities but the scent is hard to describe but the aftershave makes the shave at the end. Very nice scent IMO, they tried to clone Irish creed from my understanding.
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  4. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Picked up this die cast replica of World War 2 P-38 Lightning "Tiger Spirit" to add to my other P-38's............
  5. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    I always admired the P38s...very nice.
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  6. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    my favorite............
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  7. brit

    brit in a box

    quick outing with a buddy today.scored locally at the antique shop down the street.
    r-3 super adjustable 84 and a vintage shave mirror.fair price for both.
    glad i could handle/hold the sa 89 before purchase.mechanically sound,no plate loss.

    Last edited: Jan 4, 2023
  8. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    Excellent shavers, one of my favorites!

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  9. brit

    brit in a box

    dentist mirror maybe? extendable handle,no base.thoughts?
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  10. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    A few 1950s era toothbrushes, sealed. I like stiff bristles but they seem harder to find. Old ones are usually stiff.
  11. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Eccentric Razor Collector Staff Member

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    If I had to guess, it's a shaving mirror, from the quality of construction and the fact that it telescopes, it probably was used on a ship.

    That's just a guess, mind you. It could be a dentist's mirror, and probably is.
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  12. brit

    brit in a box

    very cool.thank you Keith.:):eatdrink047:
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  13. brit

    brit in a box

    i will build some kind of base for it.:):eatdrink047:
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  14. Angelo85

    Angelo85 Well-Known Member

    Thursday's mail call is a British Gillette Aristocrat model no.22. 5DB8B67D-DB60-445F-B01B-7FF97E910727.jpeg
  15. brit

    brit in a box

    cool #15 3ed gen Angelo.:):eatdrink047:
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  16. Angelo85

    Angelo85 Well-Known Member

    Thanks Brit, for some reason I thought it was a #22 based on the handle’s design. Thanks for letting me know it’s a #15.
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  17. brit

    brit in a box

    you are most welcomethe #22 has a black case ,same razor.:)
  18. swarden43

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

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  19. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Eccentric Razor Collector Staff Member

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    Gotta love the Brits. The razor above from my collection is not a No. 15. Just a 1936 Aristocrat. Funny how that works.
  20. Angelo85

    Angelo85 Well-Known Member

    Gorgeous razor right there.
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