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Gold Dollar "Classic Quality" (aka W59)

Pros: Good price for what you get
Cons: Bevel will need to be properly set. Scales are not the best of quality.
See the overview that I wrote.
Price
4.00 star(s)
Lasting Edge
3.00 star(s)
Craftsmanship
4.00 star(s)
Easy to Sharpen
3.00 star(s)
Easy to Maintain
4.00 star(s)
Shaving Smoothness
3.00 star(s)
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The blade is definitely carbon steel with little corrosion resistance. After its first use I thought that I had dried the blade properly. I forgot to oil and put the razor back into its tin case.

A few days later I opened the razor up again and noticed some rust stains. Fortunately I was able to polish them out with 0.25u diamond paste and not leave any noticable marks on the blade.

Lesson learnt with this blade - dry and oil after each use.
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