This just looks wrong....

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by fairlite, Jan 23, 2008.

  1. fairlite

    fairlite New Member

  2. Sejanus

    Sejanus New Member

    Now that is pretty cool looking!
  3. fairlite

    fairlite New Member

    oookay :) To me it just looks scary, like shaving oneself with a engine valve or something. :)
  4. Issy

    Issy TheMadSoaper

    Good luck finding blades for it
  5. Queen of Blades

    Queen of Blades Mistress of Mischief Staff Member

    Moderator Supporting Vendor
    Wow! That is weird!

    And scary! :eek:
  6. moviemaniac

    moviemaniac Tool Time


    Now that is a razor I wouldn't wanna try...
  7. mastermute

    mastermute FatBoy

    Exactly my thought! It looks scary! I'm sure tempted to have a closer look at it, but not at that price!

    (I love the alias of the seller though! :rofl)
  8. Kingpepper

    Kingpepper Member

    Looks like a block cheese shaver. Extra sharp cheddar. :D
  9. IsaacRN

    IsaacRN Active Member

    To Cool
  10. moviemaniac

    moviemaniac Tool Time

    then go and get it :D

    be sure to tape yourself while shaving with it ;)
  11. Padron

    Padron Active Member


    Certainly an interesting design, I wonder how it shaved? I'll stick to the straights :)
  12. tjgriffin

    tjgriffin Active Member

    It's for shaving underarms. I have a couple smaller round razors by another maker in my collection. What I can't figure out is how the blades were honed and stropped.

    - Tere
  13. Padron

    Padron Active Member

    Well, that makes more sense. Thanks Tere :cool:
  14. moviemaniac

    moviemaniac Tool Time

    Oh, now that makes sense, thanks for sharing that information!
  15. TOB9595

    TOB9595 Member

    That is cool looking. I wonder how long it was produced?
  16. mastermute

    mastermute FatBoy

    Wow! It must really be a rare collectible for that price!
  17. Mandy08

    Mandy08 New Member

    That would be nice to just have..Definately different!
  18. momo360

    momo360 New Member

    can I just come out on this one and exclaim: HUH????!!!
  19. tjgriffin

    tjgriffin Active Member

    Wow! According to this page, he made one with a spring mechanism in the handle that slowly rotated the blade. THAT sound dangerous! Though it might be good for cutting cheese as was suggested. :)

    Under "Exhibitions" click on "Electric Safety Razors". The Collins is the 3rd item. Clicking on the links will bring up a picture. Some other cooll stuff on that page too.

    Also check out pages 48 & 49 in the Collector Encyclopedia

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    It seems to have been produced about 1920, but I can't find how long it was in production. Anyone have a copy of Waits' Safety Razor Compendium (CD)?

    - Tere
  20. qhsdoitall

    qhsdoitall Wilbur

    I prefer a str8 for that sort of thing. :D

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