Your favorite brush to look at

Discussion in 'The Brush' started by Jasman, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. Neolithium

    Neolithium I am Canadian, eh

    Nope, but fortunately that opens up less yelling if I buy some vintage brushes or plain Simpson brushes, because they don't cost as much as Plissons ;)
  2. Jasman

    Jasman Well-Known Member

    What's a "plain" Simpson brush? ;)
  3. Neolithium

    Neolithium I am Canadian, eh

    Nothing from the super fancy Limited Edition area of the Simpsons site ;) Like the gorgeous butterscotch or manchurian badgers ;)
  4. jabberwock

    jabberwock Well-Known Member

    These Edwin Jagger brushes are simply amazing.


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  5. Doryferon

    Doryferon Well-Known Member

  6. JRod22

    JRod22 Well-Known Member

  7. Barrylu

    Barrylu Well-Known Member

    Yes it is a marvelous brush. I strongly recommend buying one. The Manchurian badger is the best feeling and lathering brush I have ever used. I think there are only 12 left. It is an LE and once the 12 are gone that's it. I am such a fan, now, of Manchurian Badger that I am expecting a Simpson Emperor 3 LE in Manchurian Badger this week. The QEII is great for face lathering. I ordered the Emperor for bowl lathering. Seal the deal. You won't be sorry.
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  8. Dave Paskowski

    Dave Paskowski Active Member

    My first brush when I get it.
  9. Mouser

    Mouser Well-Known Member

    When I hit the lottery.
  10. Shawna

    Shawna 1000 Music Tag Bonus Points Awarded!

    So far, my favorite is my Sassy Badger. Jeff has reknotted many a brush for me but this is my favorite. I love my pro boar, love my greenie, but this coral handle badger is just it for me.

    Of course, he just knotted a synthetic with a pink handle .... AND I got a jeweled pink handled badger for my birthday last year .. This guy sure does know where to hit all the buttons!

    Wonder what's coming for my birthday this year!
  11. lradke

    lradke and doggone it, people like me

    My Simpson brushes...hands down!
  12. Barrylu

    Barrylu Well-Known Member

    That looks like 2 Colonels one in Best and the other in Manchurian. How do they compare?
  13. lradke

    lradke and doggone it, people like me

    The best badger has excellent backbone and feels like silk on the face. The Manchurian has more backbone than the best badger, yet it feels even softer when being used. I don't understand how its possible...but that's how it is.

    They both can lather anything too. The hardest soap I have to lather is my MWF, and both can do it no problem.

    The Manchurian Colonel is my favorite brush by a long shot. I find it to be the perfect face lathering brush too!
  14. SKrotee

    SKrotee Member

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  15. Barrylu

    Barrylu Well-Known Member

    It's amazing but that's exactly like my Rover in Best Badger as compared to my QEII in Manchurian.
  16. HolyRollah

    HolyRollah BaconLord Staff Member

    Nothing delicate or ornate about this WD silvertip.
    Just a burly brush & black resin handle that feels good in the hand & great on the face.

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  17. Barrylu

    Barrylu Well-Known Member

    I guess this has to be the one for looking at. It just arrived and hasn't been near the water yet. Think I will just look at it for a few days.
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  18. Mouser

    Mouser Well-Known Member

    OH MY GOD!
  19. Westaway

    Westaway New Member

    Kent BK8 in full bloom.......
  20. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

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    I know, the brush isn't the centerpiece of this photo, but my NOS Ralph Lauren/Rooney finest was my unicorn for almost a decade. I still think it was one of the finest looking brushes ever made.
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