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  1. Northstonehill

    The "Not Gillette" Vintage DE Thread

    Guys!!! You are teasing me with all those gorgeous Gerbaults!!!!
  2. Northstonehill

    Safety Razor Acquisition Thread.

    I am intrigued! Cool razor which comes highly recommended from trusted shavers :thumbup1:
  3. Northstonehill

    Laugar Älvdans (Elves Dance)

    I am in Denmark, litterally only a couple of hundred miles away from the producer, so it arrived quickly. I ill post a lather pic shortly.
  4. Northstonehill

    WTB V Good condition Toggle & Red Dot cases (only)

    Rod, the good news is that sometimes these longshots actually work! Best of luck on your quest, sir!
  5. Northstonehill

    Safety Razor Acquisition Thread.

    Over the weekend I lucked into 2 1st generation Aristocrat combination sets not yet in my den. Both share the same mid-thirties case with with the diamond logo and blue/purple interior. Firstly: A 1936 silver version razor with nickel head/collar (it seems from seller pics). This is my first...
  6. Northstonehill

    I will not abandon you, dear beat-up Popular!

    Thanks guys. Yes, somehow the superb mechanical engineering stands out even more like this. Pure beauty :001_tt1:
  7. Northstonehill

    Gillette Hybrid Tech set, other Gillettes and non-Gillettes

    1940s Gillette Hybrid Tech full set, unoriginal topcap - SOLD 1939-45 Gillette Tech fat handle - SOLD Adjustable pack: 1960 F2 Fatboy and O4 Super-84 Black Beauty - SOLD Still available 1930s Henso, by JA Henckels - 140 USD The ‘If you want to try new vintage stuff but cheap’ pack - 20 USD
  8. Northstonehill

    I will not abandon you, dear beat-up Popular!

    Update from Captain Murphy: The Popular is going through the initial stages of resurrection. Just look at how it now looks in its rough brass - isn’t that an awesome sight?! Next step will be replating in 24K gold by Chris Evatt, then back to Cap for being put together again! Check out the...
  9. Northstonehill

    Safety Razor Acquisition Thread.

    Very cool, new to me!! Lovely thing.
  10. Northstonehill

    Safety Razor Acquisition Thread.

    And indeed you are Erik - gorgeous!!!
  11. Northstonehill

    Box opening - 1929 John Watts New Service razor

    I do have an old blade. Maybe I can find someone who can grind it down for me :thumbup1:
  12. Northstonehill

    Box opening - 1929 John Watts New Service razor

    I saw that John! Very ingenious, but unfortunately I have no such skill. You wouldn’t happen to have an extra, good sir? Cheers, Peter
  13. Northstonehill

    Box opening - 1929 John Watts New Service razor

    Thanks all, appreciate your kind words! I’ll report back once I’ve tried it.
  14. Northstonehill

    Gillette Hybrid Tech set, other Gillettes and non-Gillettes

    1940s Gillette Hybrid Tech full set, unoriginal topcap - SOLD 1939-45 Gillette Tech fat handle - SOLD Still available 1930s Henso, by JA Henckels - 140 USD Adjustable pack: 1960 F2 Fatboy and O4 Super-84 Black Beauty - 85 USD The ‘If you want to try new vintage stuff but cheap’ pack - 20 USD
  15. Northstonehill

    Laugar Älvdans (Elves Dance)

    Gents, just did my very first shave with this Nordic artisan soap by the ultra small homebrew outfit Laugar of Sweden. Their website isn’t even in English yet but superb story telling around it. And the fast feedback: Superb!!! I was blown away by how it generates a lather as thick and creamy...
  16. Northstonehill

    Gillette Hybrid Tech set, other Gillettes and non-Gillettes

    You may well be right, Travis. It is not a high-end piece.
  17. Northstonehill

    Gillette Hybrid Tech set, other Gillettes and non-Gillettes

    Canadian Tech reserved pending funds.
  18. Northstonehill

    Gillette Hybrid Tech set, other Gillettes and non-Gillettes

    Nope, I got nothing, sorry. Came in a pack from Italy with a Mirabilia.
  19. Northstonehill

    Safety Razor Acquisition Thread.

    Thanks Thomas!
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