Vintage TRU BLU #165 6/8 Square Point Solingen Germany Hollow Ground Straight Razor w/ original Nickel Inlaid Celluloid Scales & Box

Stock #: NBC0305

Price: $149.95 + Shipping

TRU BLU, THROUGH & THROUGH!!  This is an German made Straight Razor that is obviously not seen often.  This beauty was picked up in Spain by a friend from an old barber along with several other high quality straight razors.  Little to no information is available about this blade, but boy oh boy did she take an edge well.  The blade has a beautiful mirror finish and clearly stamped on the tang is TRU is types font and BLUE is a gorgeous script and the numbers 165. Also visible on the back side of the tang is SOLINGEN MADE IN GERMANY. This razor is in amazingly well preserved condition and obviously well made.  The spine and tang of this blade has a nice thickness to it.  

This razor has been cleaned, polished, honed, sterilized, and stropped.  This razor was honed on a progression of both synthetic and natural stones ranging from 1k-12k, finished on the mysterious Apache Strata.  There are no chips or cracks in the blade and nearly all surface imperfections have been removed. This German made razor still has its original butterscotch colored celluloid scales with beautiful nickel inlay. The scales are triple pinned and has a small black wedge at the end.  The blade has a square point and is hollow ground.  This razor took an edge with no problems whatsoever and easily splits arm hairs in half at the mid point on all portions of the blade and passes the hanging hair test.  All three pins are well in tact, nice and tight, and the blade centers perfectly when closing. There is jimping on the bottom and top portions of the tang.  Also included is the original deep maroon razor box in excellent condition.  There is one small piece of tape on the bottom end, most likely from its previous owner in Spain.  This stunning hollow ground razor provides great feedback and is very well balanced. If your looking for a great quality razor that is not so often seen, then look no further.  Rest your eyes on the TRU BLU Solingen Made vintage straight razor.  


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Vintage JA Henckels #50 6/8 Carbon Steel Half Hollow Ground TwinWorks Solingen, Germany Straight Razor w/ original Black Scales & Box

Stock #: NBC0311

Price: $129.95 + Shipping

Sexy, Sharp, & Shave Ready! JA Henckels is a very well known brand and highly prized.  This razor has been cleaned, polished, honed, sterilized, & stropped.  JA Henckels is also known as Zwilling, which means Twin.  Hence the name TwinWorks, which is clearly stamped on the tang of the razor.  Henckles was patented in 1731, making this one of the oldest patented companies in the world.  They are highly regarded for the quality knives, razors, and other hair products mostly produced in Solingen, Germany.  This razor was honed on a progression of both synthetic and natural stones ranging from 1k-12k, Escher Light Green, chromium oxide paste, stropped on linen, and lastly on Kanayama Leather.  There are no chips or cracks in the blade and it has a beautiful mirror finish. Clearly stamped on the tang of the razor is JA HENCKELS TWINWORKS SOLINGEN, GERMANY #50, and the world famous Twin Logo.  This particular razor features a 6/8 Half Hollow Ground Square Point Blade.  This razor has been polished to a mirror shine and lightly oiled after stropping with a thin coat of TufGlide to preserve the blade until it is put to use.  There was virtually no pitting to the blade and the original light grind marks can still be seen at an angle.  There is no hone wear on the spine of this razor and it took an edge very easily.  This razor still has its original black acrylic scales that are in excellent condition with no cracks.  The scales are triple pinned with a gorgeous white wedge and white spacer at the middle pin.  The center of balance is very good on this razor.  This is a hefty blade that is nearly a quarter inch thick at the top of the spine with gorgeous jimping on the bottom side.  This stunning razor shaves like a charm with great feedback.  I little extra caution is warranted when stropping razors with hefty blades.  

Also included with this beautiful razor is its original box.  The box has some minor denting, but is still completely in tact.  Although the JA Henckels lettering and logo can still be seen on the front side of the box, it is worn.  The razor fits snugly inside and the lid does as well.  The box is made of cardboard and looks to have a black mesh protective layer.  Do not miss out on this amazing piece of fully functional shaving history.  

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Vintage Beau Brummel 5/8 Quarter Hollow Grind Square Point #35 Brummel-Werk Straight Razor w/ original Acrylic Scales

Stock #: NBC0308

Price: $89.95 + Shipping

Beau Brummel is well recognized for making high quality shaving brushes, strops, and of course straight razors.  This vintage beauty is no exception.   The name Beau Brummel is associated with one of class, fashion, style, and elegance.  Because of this it has been borrowed for the names of a variety of products, including shaving products.  The original Beau Brummel was once quoted with saying it took him 5 hours to dress and one should polish their shoes with champagne.  His style of dressing is referred to as Dandyism.   Beau Brummel is a highly sought after vintage brand, known for both is quality blades and shave brushes. This razor has been cleaned, polished, honed, sterilized, and stropped.  This razor was honed on a progression of both synthetic and natural stones ranging from 1k-12k, finishing stone, chromium oxide paste, stropped on linen, and lastly on leather.  There are no chips or cracks in the blade and now has a beautiful satin finish that pairs perfectly with the man-made patina on the tang.  There is only very very light pitting and this razor, most of which has been removed. This razor still has its original scales with a 3-pin system keeping it in tact.  The original faux horn acrylic scales are still in excellent condition with one small divot near one of the rear pins. The blade has a sqaure nose and is an excellent shaver that provides great feedback while tackling even the toughest of whiskers.  


Vintage Adoration AOC Hatchet 5/8 Wedge #292 Geisen & Forshtoff Solingen Germany Straight Razor w/ original Bakelite w/ Nickel Inlay Scales

Stock #: NBC0306

Price: $89.95 + Shipping

Adoration is a name that does not need much of an introduction.  Paul Giesen & Eugen Forshtoff established their company in 1920s and shortly after moved their base to Solingen, Germany.  This world class company made scissors, knives, shave brushes, other hair dressing instruments, and of course straight razors.  This beautiful razor is a wonderful shaver that provides an effortless baby butt shave with medium feedback. This razor has been cleaned, polished, honed, sterilized, and stropped.  This razor was honed on a progression of both synthetic and natural stones ranging from 1k-12k, finished on a light green Escher stone, chromium oxide paste, stropped on leather, and lastly on linen.  There are no chips or cracks in the blade and I went with a beautiful mirror finish on the blade.  There was some very light pitting in the blade, which has been polished smooth leaving barely any mention of this. The pins are nice and tight and the razor closes dead center.  There is a small crack near one of the pins that has been reinforced and is sturdy as can be(most easily visible in the last photo). This Adoration AOC #292 Razor still has its original Butterscotch Bakelite Scales w/ a beautiful nickel inlay depicting a Hatchet and AOC in script below.  The blade took an edge very easily and is known to hold it just as well.  


Vintage Albert Bellefontaine Lucky Boy German Made 11/16 Hollow Ground Straight Razor w/ original Horn Scales with Nickel Bolsters/Inlays & Box

Stock #: NBC0304

Price: $119.95 + Shipping

WOW is an understatement for this vintage beauty. This is a German Made Straight Razor that was made for a man named Albert Bellefontaine out of Montreal-Toronto, Canada.  Bellefontaine was the owner of a high end parfumerie. Bellefontaine's Parfume shop carries many different colognes, aftershaves, hair tonics, and of course high end straight razors.  Some of the other noted razors that he carried were the "Bellefontaine De Luxe" & "Happy Barber".  The blade has a beautiful mirror finish with no pitting and took a beautiful edge very easily. Clearly etched into the main portion of the blade is Lucky Boy and this is also set in the horn scales as a nickel inlay.  I believe at one point in time the etching in the blade had some sort of enamel.  This razor has been cleaned, polished, honed, sterilized, and stropped.  This razor was honed on a progression of both synthetic and natural stones ranging from 1k-16k, Escher Blue Geen Natural finishing stone, stropped on linen, and lastly on Kanayama Cordovan leather. There are no chips or cracks in the blade and it still has its original scales.  This razors scales are absolutely stunning and made of horn, which are in excellent condition with Lucky Boy inlaid and beautiful nickel bolsters at the ends.  There looks to be a small surface crack in the front side of the scales, but I believe this is a natural striation in the horn.  The blade has a round nose which is perfect for beginner wet shavers and veterans alike.  The pins are nice and tight and the blade centers perfectly when closing.  This razor provides excellent feedback and is sure to hold its edge well and without a doubt bring countless amazing shaves.  Also included is the original straight razor box that is clearly stamped Parfumerie Bellefontaine Ltee. LUCKY BOY.  This razor has such a rich history and is an amazing collectors piece that is fully functional and shave ready.  The box is in good condition with some wear around the edges and top and bottom.  All pieces are still in tact and lid fits snug.  


Vintage JAPANESE Made #567 HIGH CLASS Yasuki Steel S.2 Hollow Ground Square Point Straight Razor w/ original Black Acrylic Scales

Stock #: NBC0312

Price: $129.95 + Shipping

A GORGEOUS JAPANESE MADE YASUKI STEEL S.2 HIGH CLASS #567 STRAIGHT RAZOR FORGED AND GROUND IN JAPAN!!!  Blades made in Japan have been a pillar of excellence since the times of the samurai.  This is a very well made razor with a very high attention to detail and the scales have a nice solid feel to them.  Any pitting that was on the blade originally has been removed as much as possible without removing the stamping on the blade face.  This razor has been cleaned, polished, honed, sterilized, and stropped.  This razor was honed on a progression of both synthetic and natural stones ranging from 1k-12k, finished on an Apache Strata, stropped on linen, and lastly on Kanayama Cordovan leather. There are no chips or cracks in the blade and it still has its original and might I say, absolutely stunning, black acrylic scales. This blade is made of S,2 Tool steel, which is much more expensive then typical tool steel used for straight razors.  S.2 steel can obtain optimum hardness at much higher temperatures.  This gives a much higher tempering resistance that helps to prevent distortions at higher temperatures.  The blade has a square nose and is hollow ground.  This razor took an edge with no problems whatsoever and easily splits arm hairs in half at the mid point on all portions of the blade.  The pins are nice and tight and the blade centers perfectly when closing. The tang has a very nice thickness to it, giving great weight and control when using it.  The top portion of the tang is completely smooth, while the bottom has an even row of jimps leading almost to the hinge.  This stunning hollow ground razor provides wonderful feedback and amazingly comfortable to hold and especially strop.

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Vintage Red Imp 9/16 #132 Wedge Square Point Straight Razor w/ Custom Red Acrylic Scales & Original Box

Stock #: NBC0310

Price: $112.95 + Shipping

This vintage Red Imp Straight razor is a real beauty and shaves wonderfully.  Red Imp is a very well respected and highly sought after vintage brand, known for both is quality blades and strops. This razor has been cleaned, polished, honed, sterilized, and stropped.  The 132# version produced by CASE in the USA is the more sought after version of the Red Imp razor, highly prized for its quality and known for taking and holding a wicked sharp edge.  This razor was honed on a progression of both synthetic and natural stones ranging from 1k-16k, finishing stone, chromium oxide paste, stropped on linen, and lastly on Kanayama Leather.  There are no chips or cracks in the blade and it has a beautiful mirror finish.  There is very minor pitting on the top spine and blade. This razor has been polished to a mirror shine and lightly oiled after stropping with a thin coat of TufGlide to preserve the blade until it is put to use.  This razor was completely disassembled and re-pinned with custom made red acrylic scales.  I decided to go with a more modern straight end look on the scales with a more pronounced curve near the tang of the blade so that they Red Imp stamp would partially show even when the razor is closed.  These shorter scales feel wonderful in your hands and makes this a very comfortable straight razor to use.  The blade has a sqaure nose and is an excellent shaver that provides a very light feedback when effortlessly slicing whiskers in two.  Also included with this beautiful razor is the original box it was sold in.  The original scales were much smaller, making the new scales are a tight fit in the original box.  The box is still in excellent condition with both ends in tact and fully functional.  Some of the lettering near the cap of the box has worn.  


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Vintage Simmons Hardware Co. KEEN KUTTER K451 6/8 Hollow Ground Square Point Straight Razor w/ original Faux Tortise Scales

Stock #: NBC0309

Price: $124.95 + Shipping

SLEEK, SEXY, & SHAVE READY!!  This is an American Made Straight Razor produced for Simmons Hardware through Keen Kutter.  Before Simmon's Keen Cutter it was E.C.Simmons, which was incorporated in 1874.  This company has been in business since the early 1870s and such a rich and interesting history.  Simmons started out as a distribution company that sold many different brands of hardware.  Before long it started producing its own top of the line cutting tools, many of which are very prized today, especially the ones that are stamped with the Simmons HDWE & Keen Cutter Logos.  By the 1880s Simmons/Keen Kutter was producing its own high end Axes, Hatches, Scythes, Hooks, Shears, Stones, RAZORS, and Knives.  Simmons was one of the first companies to employ door to door salesmen to sell hardware.  At one time, Keen Kutter employed 600 salesmen, often rewarded the top employees with gifts and even naming pieces of hardware after them.  

The blade has a beautiful mirror finish with no rust or pitting.  Still visible on the face of the blade is the Keen Kutter F Simmon etching.  Clearly stamped on into the back side of the tang is SIMMONS HDWE CO. MFRS. & DISTRIBUTERS U.S.A and K451 KEENKUTTERS on the front side.  This is the largest Keen Kutter razor that I have personally ran across and quite impressive in person.  This razor has been cleaned, polished, honed, sterilized, and stropped. This razor was honed on a progression of both synthetic and natural stones ranging from 1k-12k, finished on a 16k Synthetic, stropped on linen, and lastly on Kanayama Cordovan leather. There are no chips or cracks in the blade and it still has its original faux tortise scales. The blade has a square point and is hollow ground.  This razor took an edge with no problems whatsoever and easily splits arm hairs in half at the mid point on all portions of the blade.  The pins are nice and tight and the blade centers perfectly when closing. There are no jimps on this razor, leaving the top and bottoms of this nice thick blade perfectly smooth. This wide hollow ground razor provides very nice feedback and is sure to hold its edge well and without a doubt bring countless amazing shaves.  


MINT Dovo Prima Klang 5/8 Wooden Handle 18k Gold Etch Solingen Germany Straight Razor w/ Tin Case, Instructions, & Outter Box

Stock #: NBC0307

Price: $239.95 + Shipping

I CAN HEAR THE WHISKERS CUTTING NOW!!   This vintage Dovo Prima Klang Straight razor is a real beauty and shaves wonderfully.  Dovo is a very well respected and highly sought after vintage brand, known for both is quality blades and strops. Dovo was founded in 1906 and the name is comprised of the names of its two founders, Carl Dorp & Carl Arthur Voos.  This razor has been cleaned, polished, honed, sterilized, and stropped.  This razor was sold to me as NOS, but since I have no way to verify this I have listed it as pre-owned. The Dovo Prima Klang razors are highly sought after and top quality.  This razor was honed on a progression of both synthetic and natural stones ranging from 1k-12k, finishing stone, chromium oxide paste, stropped on linen, and lastly on Kanayama Leather.  This razor was finished on an Escher & Co. Dark Blue Thuringan stone and has a wonderful edge.  There are no chips or cracks in the blade and it has a beautiful mirror finish with 18k Gold Etching.  There is no pitting whatsoever or water spots.  This razor will arrive stopped and ready to shave with a light coating of oil that will need to be wiped clean before its first use.  The Pins are nice and tight and the blade centers perfectly.  The center of balance is perfect on this razor, as with nearly all Dovo Razors.  This company has been making quality razors for over 100 years .  The slightly wider wooden scales are very comfortable to hold and easy to control while stropping.  The blade has a round nose and is an excellent shaver that provides a great light feedback when effortlessly slicing whiskers in two. The rounded nose is perfect for new straight razor shavers.  Also included with this beautiful razor is the original tin box it was sold in, instructions, and cardboard outter box.  The box and tin container are still in Mint condition and snaps closed tightly to protect the razor while not in use or traveling.  Do not let this gorgeous, high quality straight razor pass you by. 


Vintage DOVO 6/8 Hollow Ground Carbon German Made Solingen Straight Razor 

Stock #: NBC0314

Price: $119.95 + Shipping

This vintage DOVO Straight razor is some serious eye candy and one heck of a great shaver.  This is a German Made Straight Razor and Germany is known for making quality steel and this blade is sure hold true to that name.  DOVO is a well respected brand that produces excellent quality razors that are both wonderful shavers and highly collectible.  This razor has been cleaned, polished, honed, sterilized, and stropped.  This razor was honed on a progression of both synthetic and natural stones ranging from 1k-16k, Japanese Natural finishing stone, chromium oxide paste, stropped on linen, and lastly on Kanayama Cordovan leather. There are no chips or cracks in the blade and it has a beautiful mirror finish.  This razor still has its original butterscotch celluloid scales that are in Mint condition.  The blade has a round nose which is perfect for beginner wet shavers and veterans alike.  The pins are still nice and tight and the razor centers perfectly when closing. This beautiful razor is sure to bring countless amazing shaves. 


Each razor will come with all of the items shown in the photos.  Each razor will come expertly packaged in their own shipping boxes and would make a great addition to any shave den or one awesome gift for a birthday or anniversary, even wedding Groomsmen & especially Father's Day! Vintage razors are well regarded throughout the shaving community as an excellent shavers and more than capable of a smooth 'BBS' (baby butt smooth) shave every day.  Each straight razor purchased has been professionally honed and will come sterilized and shave ready for use upon arrival.  If you have any technical questions about any of the brushes or razors please do not hesitate to ask and I will do my very best to answer your question.

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Vintage Dubl Duck Special No1 5/8 Bresnick New York Hollow Ground Straight Razor w/ original Buffao Horn Scales 

Stock #: NBC0313

Price: $124.95 + Shipping

A GORGEOUS DUBL DUCK BRESNICK NEW YORK STRAIGHT RAZOR FORGED AND GROUND IN SOLINGEN GERMANY!!!  This is an Germany made Straight Razor that has been a household name dating back to the early 1900s. This company is responsible for many high quality familiar razor names, such as: SatinEdge, WonderEdge, GoldEdge, and of course Bresnick. The blade has a beautiful mirror finish and clearly stamped on the tang is the Trade Mark Dubl Duck logo and SPECIAL No1.  On the opposite side is BRESNICK NEW YORK SOLINGEN GERMANY and their Dubl Duck logo.  This is a very well made razor with a very high attention to detail and the scales have a nice solid feel to them.  Any pitting that was on the blade originally has been removed as much as possible without removing the stamping on the blade face.  

This razor has been cleaned, polished, honed, sterilized, and stropped.  This razor was honed on a progression of both synthetic and natural stones ranging from 1k-12k, finished on an Apache Strata, stropped on linen, and lastly on Kanayama Cordovan leather. There are no chips or cracks in the blade and it still has its original and might I say, absolutely stunning, buffalo horn scales. These amazing scales have nickel bolsters at both ends with a beautiful brick laid pattern.  This shows a great deal of pride that this company took in the small details.  I believe at one point in time these inner portions of the bolsters had red enamel, which has mostly worn now.  There are a few minor scuffs on the scales, which are visible in the photos(see photos  #2 & #5).  The blade has a square nose and is hollow ground.  This razor took an edge with no problems whatsoever and easily splits arm hairs in half at the mid point on all portions of the blade.  The pins are nice and tight and the blade centers perfectly when closing. The bottom and top portions of the tang are completely smooth with no jimping and are rust free.  This stunning hollow ground razor provides wonderful feedback and amazingly comfortable to hold and especially strop.