Discussion in ‘ Straight Razors ‘ started by Spyder , Mar 14, Log in or Sign up. How Old is Your Straight? Some of us have new production razors. Some of us have vintage straights, while some have a combination of both. I have been interested in some of the old fellas I see around, and would like to know more. I would like to see your oldest razors. Lets see who has the oldest razor.
Boker The Celebrated Straight Razor 5/8 Blade Bocote Handles
A straight razor is a razor with a blade that can fold into its handle. Solid gold and copper razors were also found in Ancient Egyptian tombs dating back to the 4th millennium BC. The first steel-edged cutthroat razors were manufactured in Sheffield in
A modern version of one of the most famous models in the history of Boker straight razors, dating back to The 5/8″ carbon steel blade (non-stainless) has.
Brushes, Pipes, Combs, Looking-glasses and a host of other useful articles too numerous to mention. The store is well worthy of a visit. This is a grave mistake; the feeble circulation of a child requires the aid and assistance of warmth, warm water and warm clothing. MacLean ed. Comments : This dresser set, which was originally stored in a box of stiff cardboard-like material lined with fabric, includes two small, round plastic containers with lids, a nail buffer, a shoe horn, a large tweezer-like object which is a glove stretcher and a long hook that resembles a dentist’s tool, which is actually a button hook.
Everything except for the pots and the nail buffer is made of ivorine or xylonite, a early form of plastic which served as a cheap substitute for ivory. The nail buffer is slightly pink in colour with a kid leather bottom and a handle on the top. This set is simple, plain and was an inexpensive version of more elaborate, costly Ladies’ toilet sets. In the 19th century a basic dresser set included a comb, hairbrush, hand mirror, often supplemented by a wide array of additional items such as a hat brush, clothes brush, puff box, hairpin box, pin tray, pin cushions, jewel box, powder and cream jars, manicure tools, button hooks, fan boxes, glove boxes, shoe horns, glove stretchers and glove powder flasks.
Often these were elaborately designed in silver, cut-glass and tortoiseshell and displayed in rosewood dressing cases with lift-out trays, velvet-lined compartments, and gilded and tooled morocco embellishments. Such accoutrements testify to the body-beautiful image of the Victorian age. During this period, women used whitewashes and powder to keep their skin looking pale.
The History of Straight Razors
Frederick Reynolds produced razors in Sheffield England during its reign as the cutlery capital of the world. Only in business for a couple of decades, this razor dates to around Not much is known about Ernst Aug. Siepen other than the razor was made in Solingen, Germany the heart of the German cutlery industry to this day. ERN produced some of the finest straight razors known to man. They also produced the Craftsman brand of razors for Sears.
Boker’s straight razors, made in Solingen, Germany to last for generations, are a wonder of human ingenuity and an inspiration to own and use. The same.
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Best Straight Razors 2020 – The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide
Boker Straight Razors have been manufactured since in Solingen, Germany. World War II was a difficult time for the company and production came to a halt. Fortunately, it did not mean the end for this company, thanks to an old document that was preserved. They were able to pick up the old tradition once again and produce some of the finest knives and razors in the world. They are committed to only providing the highest quality products, something we can vouch for having handled thousands of these.
Only in business for a couple of decades, this razor dates to around This entry was ERN produced some of the finest straight razors known to man. Based out of Wald, 5/8″ H. Boker & Co. in Original Faux Tortoise Shell Scales.
Your question may be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who purchased this item, who are all part of the Amazon community. Please make sure that you’ve entered a valid question. You can edit your question or post anyway. Please enter a question. The Boker Barberette stylishly unifies the benefits of a forged Straight Razor with those of a safety razor. The handling is comparable to that of a Straight Razor, but there is no need to clean and strop it, since the replaceable razors can simply be changed.
The completely newly designed Boker Straight Razor knife is not only very popular among wet shaving lovers, travelers, and professional barbers and hair dressers, but can also be found in bathrooms at home as low-maintenance and comfortable, versatile companion.
Boker King Cutter Straight Razor 5/8″, White Scales
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Rockingham Works – George Wostenholm became a Freeman in and was granted the mar People began to tell stories about them in “. The Joseph R. Torrey Razor Company was founded in to make raz The company existed in Sheffield. The History of Joseph Rodgers and Sons. Christopher Johnson, who was born in Sheffield in about , started his cutlery business according to a trade catalogue in in Howard Street.
The company was founded in , registrated December, 4 Located at Solingen-Wald in and at Kanalstrasse 43 in Another of the Solingen-based cutlery manufacturers, the Wingen firm was formed in to produce table flatware, knives, scissors and razors. Engelswerk C.
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Böker Celebrated Olive – A reissue of one of the most famous models in the history of Böker straight razors, dating back to The 5/8″ blade (non-stainless).
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Comments: This straight razor dates from the late 19th century. The metal blade is incised with the H. Boker and Company logo and tree.
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Forum Rules. Remember Me? Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of Add Thread to del. Help with Boker date and origin Just got this and did a light cleaning. Have not seen a Boker with these markings. The blade is etched with “Silber Steel” flanked on either side with the Boker tree surmounted with “trade mark”. Beneath that “extra hollow ground warranted” Excuse the poor photos. The tang has the Boker tree stamp and “H.
Nothing stamped on the reverse side. Nowhere on the blade is stamped the country of origin.