5/8" H. Boker Barbers Notch Straight Razor Solingen, Germany

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Available is a newly restored vintage straight razor made in Solingen, Germany, the Boker name is highly respected all around and sought after by today's straight shaving community. Known for their high quality steel and smooth shaves, this Barbers Notch straight razor is sure to deliver the vintage shave you've been looking for!

Don't be nervous about purchasing a square point straight, you'll only be a beginner for the first few shaves and this razor will last beyond a lifetime!

Country of Manufacture: USA
Grind: Full Hollow 
Metal: Carbon Steel
Scales: Original Celluloid
Date: 1900's
Condition: Polished, Sharpened and Shave Ready
Grade: Good
Imperfections: blade stains remain after all active rust polished away, as seen in pics
Included: Razor only

History: The H. Boker name is synonymous with quality cutlery and German craftsmanship. Solingen was Germany's "City of Blades" throughout the 20th Century and was responsible for great razor makers such as Dubl Duck, J.A. Henckels and Dovo. 

Restoration: This razor underwent our complete Straight Razor Restoration Service. It was first polished, removing any past oxidization revealing new metal and a spectacular mirror shine. Next, the scales were cleaned and polished.

"Honing starts out on a Chosera 1000 Wet stone were I begin to set the bevel. Once the bevel outline is finished I move onto the Chosera 3000 where the bevel is cleaned up and refined. Next its on to the polishing stage which starts out on the Aishyama 6000 and moves to the naniwa 12000. After the 12k, a perfectly good shave can occur. But we like to take it one step further and finish with a high polish on the Suehiro Gokumyo 20000." Eric, Razor Miester. After honing, the blade is stropped, oiled, and arrives shave ready! Please do not strop this razor before your first shave.

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