7/8" George Wostenholm & Sons Celebrated IXL Straight Razor | Sheffield

SKU: SR4531

Description

Available is a 7/8'' George Wostenholm & Sons IXL Straight Razor w/ Celluloid Scales. This razor was crafted by the experts in Sheffield, England world renowned for their quality metal and razors produced.

This blade is ground with a barber's notch, making it more accurate of a shaver and very desirable. Two gold pin design looks very sexy with these scales, and the etching on the scales is in great condition! This would make a great heirloom straight razor for someone looking to increase their skills and pass on a spectacular straight razor for generations to come.

Blade has been carefully buffed, and has a brilliant mirror shine. Truly a masterpiece! 

Origin: Sheffield, England

Grind: near wedge
Metal: Carbon Steel
Scales: Celluloid
Date: 1840's
Condition: Polished, Sharpened and Shave Ready
Grade: Excellent
Imperfections: age stains/scars
Included: Razor

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.

 

7/8" George Wostenholm & Sons Celebrated IXL Straight Razor | Sheffield

SKU: SR4531
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Description

Available is a 7/8'' George Wostenholm & Sons IXL Straight Razor w/ Celluloid Scales. This razor was crafted by the experts in Sheffield, England world renowned for their quality metal and razors produced.

This blade is ground with a barber's notch, making it more accurate of a shaver and very desirable. Two gold pin design looks very sexy with these scales, and the etching on the scales is in great condition! This would make a great heirloom straight razor for someone looking to increase their skills and pass on a spectacular straight razor for generations to come.

Blade has been carefully buffed, and has a brilliant mirror shine. Truly a masterpiece! 

Origin: Sheffield, England

Grind: near wedge
Metal: Carbon Steel
Scales: Celluloid
Date: 1840's
Condition: Polished, Sharpened and Shave Ready
Grade: Excellent
Imperfections: age stains/scars
Included: Razor

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.