5/8" Otto Fromm Cutlery Co. Straight Razor | Solingen, Germany

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Available is a 5/8" Straight Razor w/ original celluloid scales. This razor was crafted by the experts in Solingen, Germany world renowned for their quality metal and razors produced. Many Ottos show celluloid rot and this straight razor has none.

This blade is ground to a square tip, making it more accurate than other straight razors. This would make a good starter straight razor for someone getting into wet-shaving and wanting their first razor to be special, or a nice option for a seasoned veteran looking to add some variety to the shave den or pick up straight razor shaving. It is the highest quality, and something no one should let pass by! Ottos are in high demand and this shave ready straight won't be on our site long! 

Origin: Solingen, Germany

Grind: Full Hollow
Metal: Carbon Steel
Scales: Celluloid
Date: 1940's
Condition: Polished, Sharpened and Shave Ready
Grade: Excellent
Imperfections: minor evidence of age, as seen in pics
Included: Razor


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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