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J.A HENKELS 89 4/8 INOX Stainless Steel Vintage Straight Razor
Price RM370.00
Product SKU JAHenkel_6771
Size (L x W x H) 15 cm x 15 cm x 5 cm
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NOTE : This is a pre-own / secondhand unit which was honed back to life by absolutehone (IG)

Country : Germany
Size : 4/8 inch - 12.7mm
Grid : Full hollow
Type : Round Point
Year : Dated around 1900
Shave ready : Yes
Steel : Stainless steel

Straight razors were introduced during 1680s, and were still popular up to the 1950's, although an invention in 1901 by a certain King Camp Gillette safety razor spelt their demise. Safety razors stamped and mass produced at a fraction of the cost meat that use of straight razor starts dwindling down and consumer went in favor of use and dispose lifestyle. With straight razors making a comeback, few Straight razors brands are still in production e.g Dovo, Boker, Ralf Aust, Thiers Issard with starting price > $175 and custom razors start from $500. Vintage straight razors are a good place to start, with great quality steel at a good price. There isnt much more to say other than these razors survived the test of time and still whiskers cutting sharp after 50-100 years after production.

Who knows if men are just fed up with paying through the nose for a bit of cheap steel set in plastic that gets thrown away after a few days or if the desire to be macho is rearing its head once more? Let's face it, if scraping off your stubble with three inches of unguarded, horribly sharp steel isn't macho, we don't know what is! There's no doubt that more and more men are now using straight razors for their everyday shave.

This is a vintage Solingen-made straight razor in mint condition.
Tang marked with Twins Trademark and 'Inox No Stain Germany' & Other side marked 'J.A. Henckels Solingen Zwillingswerk'
Exceptional shaver, great size for beginners who wants to get into straight razor shaving. Smaller size for better maneuverability.

Only one in stock, J.A HENKELS does not produce straight razors anymore. You can now own a piece of history! Comes with original plastic box. (There is a slight crack on the plastic case shown in picture.)
Honed using natural stones to Shave-Ready by a professional.
Kindly note that this is a vintage item, there may be light scratches and wear.

Free Leather & Canvas Strop provided with the purchase.

Ready stock, shipped from Puchong, Selangor.

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