The Straight Razor Acquisition Thread

Discussion in 'Straight Razors' started by DaltonGang, Aug 3, 2017.

  1. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    Where, and how, did you score those?? I'm drooling over the NOS Herders.

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  2. esvh

    esvh Well-Known Member

    A local dutch second hand site. The seller was actually from belgium. I was expecting 12 herders. But he just sent what he had.

    So I got a friodur 14 and a travel razor

    Sometimes people find stuff in house clearences and just want to sell it.

    The big ERN (8/8) I showed a few posts ago was picked up by somebody at a dump site he worked at. He saved it, but now getting older had his neighbour selling stuff to clear the house. That is how it got to me.

    But I have now to stop buying stuff and up my tempo restoring it. In the end my stuff will go the same way. That is the circle of life :). I will keep some herder nos. In the end my son might get interested.
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  3. esvh

    esvh Well-Known Member

    This is the carl friedrich ern I mentioned.
  4. Steve56

    Steve56 Hone Hoarder

    Just arrived, great looking user!

  5. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    That's a beauty.
    One day, I will bite the bullet, and purchase a NOS Fili 14 Sub Cero, and a nice Koraat.
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  6. Steve56

    Steve56 Hone Hoarder

    Don’t wait too long Scott.
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  7. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    You are right.
    It seems someone around here is buying up all the nice Filarmonica razors, and JNATS.
    Hmmmmmm, I wonder who that could be?? :angry019:
  8. Steve56

    Steve56 Hone Hoarder

    Ha ha, guilty!
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  9. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    Even nicer than the photos posted before - congrats :eatdrink047:
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  10. Steve56

    Steve56 Hone Hoarder

    Thank you Karl!
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  11. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    W.H.Morley & Sons
    "Clover Brand"
    11/16th. 1/2 Hollow
    Made in Germany

  12. Ttallent13

    Ttallent13 New Member

    Picked up this George Wostenholm and sons Masonic straight razor for $20.00 at a local antique shop. D1E0891D-443A-4506-AC3C-1640E06DE7F1.jpeg 6E12E2E9-9522-40DB-AAAB-D195B76DBF57.jpeg EA2F8CAC-A630-4900-82A8-087F28751536.jpeg
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  13. Billyfergie

    Billyfergie The Scottish Ninja

    Just Pressed the Button on this Brand New Baciami Subito ML Fontani Straight Razor ..The Seller Said..Its a Special Made to Order on Request Custom Handmade Job..They have Excellent Reviews these Razors..Got this for a Good Price..Its a Unique Peace.1/4 hollow..Its Eye Candle for Sure..Check Out that Lovely Spire..:D

    All Wet..Thinkin About this Beautiful Fair Lady Arriving..:rofl:

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  14. Steve56

    Steve56 Hone Hoarder

    Very nice Billy! I’ve seen those before, please let us know what you think when you’ve taken it for a shave or three.
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  15. Billyfergie

    Billyfergie The Scottish Ninja

    :thanks:Steve..Give a Run Down on the Razor when I Shave with it..The Razors on Their Home Site are Not the Cheapest & they are Not One Off Customs Like this One..:happy088:

  16. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Looks real nice Billy! I have never heard of this maker.
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  17. Billyfergie

    Billyfergie The Scottish Ninja

    :thanks:They have a Website..If Ya Punch Up the Maker..They Make Knifes & Cutlery as Well..:eek:

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  18. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    What happened with these razors, after Glen ( @gssixgun ) honed them??
    How were the edges??

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  19. jgreenepa

    jgreenepa Nasal Barbarian

    My son ended up rescaling both and retempering the blades in his forge. Both could then hold an edge, but the steel still doesn’t hold one well. My son melted both blades using Benjamin Huntsman’s crucible technique. Things are still in process.
  20. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    Sorry to hear that. I was.afraid that might happen. What did Glen have to say??
    Hopefully it will all work out.
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2021
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