Discussion in 'Straight Razors' started by DaltonGang, Aug 3, 2017.
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CV Heljestrand MK 10
A Knyn 12 4/8 (measures 5/8)
Pradel (marked l'ardent)
Le grelot Hospital (the blade etching is gone if there were any) tubeset is 30.
Beautiful shapes on those razors. Congrats.
A big German blade sucked me in again...
Gold & the spine work are beautiful.
Should be fun to sharpen up and go.
Beautifull razor. Congrats.
About a month ago I bought a new Rigarazor 8/8 and have been waiting patiently for it’s arrival from Latvia. Evidently Covid has been slowing international shipments dramatically and I expect to be waiting much longer. I really wanted a big blade and the reputation and looks of the Riga made it an easy choice.
But, while waiting this bad boy showed up and I put in an offer that I did not expect would be accepted. It’s a 9/8 “The Celebrated Hollow Ground - For Barber’s Use Wade & Butcher.” Lo and behold the seller said, “yes.” Which made me wonder - did I miss something? Well, it arrived today. While it’s a heavily restored mirror finish the engraving is all intact and there are no signs of any issues. It’s a monster. I can’t wait to use it.
Normally I’d have had it delivered directly to @gssixgun for a honing but I sent it to my home to be sure I hadn’t overlooked anything. Now, I’ll just have to be patient as it’s going off to Idaho tomorrow. Can’t wait - super excited
Happy shaving - Karl
Fantastic razor @Karl G ! I predict that you'll love it.
She is a serious pimp stick, nice.
Sweeeet! I can verify international ships are much slower now due to Covid.
Thank you Keith. I would have to agree... might have to dig up that thread.
Great blade Karl! I saw that pop up and quickly vanish... you are fast! Nice work!
It looked almost new, for its age. It looks to have the original bevel, with little to no hone wear, on the spine. This should be an easy clean-up, and honing(whenever I have the time).
Stiletto Cutlery Co.
It had a small chip, on the tip, that I rounded out. But, for $4.00, what could I lose. It could use a little polish, but seems to be a nicely built little razor.
3/4 Hollow. Covered Tang
French Point Blade
I got this one for a steal. It has little wear, and is in pretty good shape. I do like a good Covered Tang, that is all intact. If anyone knows any history on this brand razor, please let me know. The blade material looks like a good quality Swedish Silver Steel, or something very close to it.
Extra Hollow Ground
Under $10, and a replacement for one I passed along, to another member. I love the Geneva NY steel. Some of the best quality around.
I found one at an antique store for $17.
A little work with a metal polish got the rust but some pitting remained. Took a nice edge and shaves well. I love the look and style.
Couldn't find much history though.
Hope you like it as much as I do mine.
Looks like it cleaned up nicely.
Russian razor, around the 1960's. This would be a "Rat Razor". But, for $4.99, I don't care. It came to me, straight from the Ukraine.
Gebruder Stoll #810
Solingen-Foche in 1900- 1930
It says U-S-N-. on one side, and O.A.RosenHagen on the other side. Rosenhagen is a town in Germany. Unknown what the symbols are, on the flip side of the tang. Looks like a Sputnik satellite, going through a circle. Cant figure it out. But it should be nice, after it is cleaned up, and Honed.
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