5/8" Ontario Cutlery Co. #81 Hollow Ground Straight Razor | New York USA

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Available is a newly restored vintage straight razor. Made in Geneva, USA, this piece from Ontario Cutlery is both a great starter straight razor and a sharp looking blade!

A hollow grind straight razor is ideal for both upkeep (sharpening on a stone) and new-shaver usage. They cleanly cut through your beard with ease because they have needed heft and ease of control! This straight razor has a square point - great for shaping sideburns and goatee area. This blade brings together American made cutlery craftsmanship and modern practicality. Pick up this great blade today!

Country of Manufacture: USA
Grind: Hollow 
Metal: Carbon Steel
Scales: Acrylic
Date: unknown
Condition: Polished, Sharpened and Shave Ready
Grade: Excellent
Imperfections: n/a
Included: Razor only

Restoration: 

This razor came to us from a private collection and is lightly used and in excellent condition. 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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