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  1. sarimento1

    original P.160 shave soap, 50g

    i've too much inventory! here's a small 50g (1.8 oz) plastic jar of the original, legendary p.160 italian shave soap. search on the b&b forum will provide more info. the large brick has been kept stored in the small fridge for 4 years and is in great condition. some of the marzipan scent is...
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    FS Vintage Morley Clover Brand Straight Razor

    Here is my vintage 5/8" restored Morley Clover brand straight razor. Has nice embossed scales, barber notch, satin finish on the blade. Blade centers well. A few pits remain on the spine, see pics. Edge is clean of any nicks or burrs. Buyer should sharpen to his taste. Plus INCLUDES a silicone...
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    R.I.P. Photokina

    was never able to attend, but always found the event to be newsworthy and launching point of so many photo gear innovations.
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    Shaving Soap Assorted Dozen Blowout!!

    Offering as a single LOT, these 12 assorted shaving soaps! Most have been re-potted to handy 2 oz tins, with screw lids and labels, all used lightly. A few are original packing with light use. All weights are current content approximations. $50 shipped to CONUS residential address, Paypal only...
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    "Wayback when" photo stuff!!

    "Make your own Color prints!!" Anyone remember this hobby darkroom kit?? Vintage 1960's, I believe! Sample print on box top got lost over the years! Who else has stuff "that should have been tossed long ago"!!
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    Vintage Yardley shave bowl and soap, 1/3 remaining

    here's my early Yardley wooden shave soap bowl and remaining puck, 1.1 oz. label with some normal age issues. soap has almost no scent remaining. Shipped, $15.00, Conus confirmed residential address only, Paypal only. See pics and message any question or if interested! Thanks!!
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    Large Cologne, Aftershave PIF!!!

    These colognes and aftershaves don't get enough playing time and deserve a new home! PIF!! For CONUS-resident, B&B Member, of at least 6 months! SHIPPED USPS GROUND, PRE-PAID!! Remaining-amount fill levels vary from slight to unused! Reply to this post if you are "IN"! Winner will be selected...
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    1986 Newspaper Article on Barber Shave

    A friend shared this 1986 newspaper clipping with me and I'm happy to pass it along! Here's the text, with full page image below. Note: "Old Sage" is not an error of the OCR app, rather actually as written! further note...interesting wedding announcement on the reverse side of the clipping, see...
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    Another Law Enforcement PIF!! Vintage Trumpers w/tallow!!

    Doing some more Den Cleaning! Here's one of my all-time favorite shave soaps! Vintage GF Trumper's violet shave soap, tallow version. With a Trumper's wooden bowl (re-purposed from another Trumpers puck). Approx. 60% remaining of original 3.3 oz soap. Still has some scent! PIF, INCLUDING...
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    Nice Shave Cream and Soap Lot! Caties, TOBS, Strop Shoppe, More!

    Doing some Den Cleaning! Here are several nice creams and a few (unobtanium) Strop Shoppe samples. $25 including CONUS shipping for the bundle!! Caties Bubbles rose cream/croap, 8 oz jar, 90% remaining Dovo almond oil shave cream, 5 oz tub, 90% remaining Simpson vanilla rose cream/croap, 4 oz...
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    Witch hazel yellowing over time

    Just noticed how much this Thayer's rose witch hazel has yellowed over the past 6 years. Fragrance is just about the same, maybe a tad mellower. The other Thayer's that I have (lemon, plain medicated) haven't yellowed nearly as much. All stored in cabinet, away from sun and heat.
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    HUUUGE CREAM PIF! Law enforcement!

    Cleaning out the Shaving Cream Sample drawer! Here's a PIF, with Thanks, for any gov't-employed Law Enforcement CONUS B&B member with 20+ Posts!! 30+ small classic shaving cream samples! Most have been used once or twice; most are 4-5 years old; a few are untouched. Each should be enough for...
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    Help! MdC soap corroding tin.

    OK, soap chemists, what is cause for rust building up on my Martin de Candre shave soap tin? 3 yrs ago, I repotted some soap from the MdC original glass jar, to a smaller 2-oz flat tin with tin screw top lid. Good for travel. But the rims in both the bottom and top are now rusting. No similar...
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    Quick pesto

    Easy. Lots of recipes. Get fresh basil, wash, de-stem. Mine included parmesan cheese, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts, roasted; basil as last step. In food processor. I added a dash of salt and some lemon juice to season. Use it as topping on just about anything.
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    Post-Lockdown Haircut??

    OK, gents, Who's been able to get a haircut at the barbershop, now post-lockdown? Tell about your experience! Was an appointment needed? How far in advance? Any "Covid surcharge"? Booked mine...two week wait!
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    HUUUGE Soap Sample PIF!!

    Cleaning out the Soap Sample Drawer!! Here's a PIF with over 20 hard soap samples! Each is partly used, but with enough soap for 3+ shaves! Packed in plastic petri-type dishes. Several hard to find soaps, including QCS, Creed, Floris. Most are tallow-based! Open to Any B&B member with...
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    Finished off puck of (pre-) shave soap!!

    the at-home shave routine is pre-shave lather and rinse with Ach Brito Glyce; works great! Face lather from the puck with whatever brush du jour. The approx. 6 oz. puck is lasting about 2 years; now's about time for a replacement!
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    Shave support for medical workers during pandemic!

    our nephew is chief of staff for large hospital in the region. so, i'm sending this 'care' package for his co-workers who now have to shave for mask reasons! A few dozens of Truefitt & Hill samples of shave cream and pre-shave oil.
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