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DIY: How to Safely Restore Vintage Wet Shave Gear at Home

Making your most recent antique store find Shave Ready is pretty simple... ditch the cartridge the cheapest way with some household tools that will give your antique safety razor a new life! Go slow, and don't screw it up! Too big of a job? We are always willing to help with our safety razor and straight [...]

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Grain Map Tutorial for an Irritation Free Wet Shave

Grain Mapping... say what?So you've bought the "best beginner safety razor", you can make a Santa beard lather quickly, and you have enough Double Edge Blades to fill the interior of your bathroom drywall.... but you're still getting that dreaded irritation. Why? What gives?For most men, the safety razor shave is a process of removing [...]

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Razor Archive Series: Gillette Old Type Vest Pocket Safety Razor

Gillette Old Type Vest Pocket Safety Razor 1914-1929 Weight: varies Handle Length: varies Material: Stamped Brass, Sterling Silver, Etc Plating: 14K Gold, Nickel, Etc. Common Problems: Bent Teeth Rarity Scale: 4 out of 5 In 1914 the world was looking towards Europe. Still the world's greatest power and the largest influencer in taste and culture. This very European inspired razor was manufactured at a [...]

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Razor Archive Series: Gillette Old Type Milady Decollete & Parisienne Safety Razor

Razor ArchiveGillette Old Type & New ImprovedMilady Decollete & Parisienne Safety Razor 1915-1930's Weight: 50g-46g 1.76oz Handle Length: 2 1/4" Material: Stamped Brass Plating: 14K Gold Common Problems: Bent Teeth, hairline cracks in handle, patina Rarity Scale: 2.5 out of 5 The Gillette Milady marks a unique time in the world's history, specifically for women. The suffragette movement is in full swing and [...]

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Razor Archive Series: Gillette Old Type & New Improved Big Fellow Safety Razor

Razor ArchiveGillette Old Type & New ImprovedBig Fellow Safety Razor 1919-1929 Weight: 82g 2.89oz Handle Length: 3 7/8" Material: Stamped Brass Plating: Silver, Gold Common Problems: Bent Teeth, hairline cracks in handle, patina Rarity Scale: 3.5 out of 5 The Gillette Big Fellow marks a unique time in the world's history, and Gillette being the prime example of an opportunistic marketer decided to [...]

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Razor Archive Series: Gillette Old Type Aristocrat Safety Razor

Razor ArchiveGillette Old Type Aristocrat Safety Razor 1914-1921 Weight: 48g 1.65oz Handle Length: 2 7/8" Material: Stamped Brass Plating: Silver, Gold Common Problems: Bent Teeth, Patina Rarity Scale: 4 out of 5 The Gillette Aristocrat is a high end class of razor that Gillette continued to release up until the Adjustable Aristocrat, also known as the Gold Slim Adjustable. This razor provides an [...]

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Razor Archive Series: Gillette Old Type Bulldog Safety Razor

Razor ArchiveGillette Old Type Bulldog Safety Razor 1914-1921 Weight: 63g 2.2oz Handle Length: 2 7/8" Material: Stamped Brass Plating: Silver, Gold, Nickel for Military Sets Common Problems: Bent Teeth, Patina Rarity Scale: 3.5 out of 5The Gillette Bulldog is a beautiful razor that has provided the framework for many 'modern' razors sold today. The stocky handle, generous grip, and hefty weight are [...]

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Fine Accoutrements Wet Shaving Spotlight

         Fine Accoutrements is brand we are thrilled to bring on board! After years of seeing them in your Shave of the Days and hearing how great they performed.. we had to give them a try. Wow, the triple milled tallow formula shaving soap is creamy and thick. It absolutely loves water [...]

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Razor Archive Series: Gillette Old Type Pocket Edition Safety Razor

Razor ArchiveGillette Old Type Pocket Edition Safety Razor 1908-1919 Weight: 51g Handle Length: 82mm Material: Stamped Brass Plating: Silver, Gold, Gun Metal, Nickel Common Problems: Bent Teeth, Cracked Handle, Patina Rarity Scale: 2.5 out of 5 Easily the most beautiful Gillette Razor ever created, the Pocket Edition razors marked a pivotal moment in Gillette manufacturing. This is the first time a razor could [...]

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