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Fine Vintage

Today I got a package in the mail, that I’ve rally been looking forward to. In the package were two very old razors that I bought at the Swedish auction site “Tradera»

One knife is probably from the mid to late 1700s, and the other probably from the early 1800’s. I’ve decided to shift the focus of my collection from the purely aesthetic (to collect the “nice” blades and razors), to now take a “chronological” approach and collect good examples of the stages in the razor’s development. These two straight razors are great examples of early styles. Read More →