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    Let's see your bird pictures!

    There back
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    Creepy Crawlies!

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    Let's see your bird pictures!

    A quick iPad shot of parrots at the feeder. It been years since they last visited
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    Coticule love... show off your rock

    A update on the logo. A fellow Coti Connoisseur gave me the info to put the logo to a Company. SPERRY & ALEXANDER: New York City importer located at 30 Warren Street, New York City and active in 1893-1927. I have also found the logo on other items including SR and B-hone from Sperry & Alexander...
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    Mystery hones... Let's see what you have

    I was always thinking it was a stone from the UK. It is one of the possibilities that I was leaning towards. A Llyn Idwall hone is a close visible match but it performs and has the feel and feedback of a glassy Charnwood. It’s the color that confusing, brown, mahogany, maroons, with the green...
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    Mystery hones... Let's see what you have

    I posted this item a few years ago, thought it was odd to find a Brazilian hone at the flea markets of Florida. Over the weekend I found a user manual for the “Paraguassu” from the Brazilian Abrasive Industries made with Carbonados. At first thought it was a marketing gimmick but researching...
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    NOS Birth Year Lady Gillette From The Wild

    Thank you all for the kind comments. It was a very exciting find, especially at the dirt mall
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    What did you hone today?

    A 8/8 Wilhelm Mandt on my favorite Coticule for a fabulous Saturday nite shave
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    Arkansas Love...Let's see those Arks!

    A nugget from turn of last-last century. A 6” clean and pure Pike Translucent Jewelers Stone. Lost its label but box is in good condition for being well over 100 years old
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    NOS Birth Year Lady Gillette From The Wild

    Well actually about NOS that you can get without still being factory sealed. A date code I-1 Lady Gillette in its case with cardboard insert and blades with user direction factory wrapped in cellophane. This atomic blue beauty opens and closes with ease. I was excited to find this at this...
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    Vintage and unusual aftershaves: Post your photos

    That would be my guess, 60’s. Has no zip code and I think 50’s would be too old. what ever it may be, the juice is still very good. A nice powdery, lilac scent on dry down
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    What’s the biggest knot you have on your shave brush?

    Thank you, I have a nice collection of late 20th century English brushes. The knots on them have that something special that is not available today
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    Mystery NOS Shaving Brush, Made In England

    Very cool never stops amazing me the junk I find in the dirt mall flea markets in Florida
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    Hindostan Info/Photos/ID Thread

    Two Hindostan, one a primitive cut in a odd configuration. They both use a layered surface as the business end of the hone
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    Straight Razor Geeks Honing Knives

    I don’t normally buy knifes but this was to nice to pass up. A Axe chefs knife I think is from Wostenholm. Bevel was not to bad, so a quick visit on a Washita and polished on a Coti. Passed the BLT test with thin tomatoe slices
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